The Boeing Company BA recently clinched an order for 72 737-800BCF airplanes from Akasa Air, a brand of SNV Aviation, at the Dubai Airshow. Valued at nearly $9 billion, the deal provides an opportunity to Boeing to expand its presence in India, one of the fastest growing aviation markets.

The order comprises two variants from Boeing’s 737 Max family of aircrafts, the 737-8 and the high-capacity 737-8-200. This marks Akasa Air’s first airplane order in a bid to operate its new airline services in India. The new fleet of 737 is anticipated to take flight from summer 2022. Read more