Air India to purchase 250 planes from Airbus; PM Modi says deal reflects deepening ties between India and France

NEW DELHI: Air India has signed one of its biggest ever aircraft deals with Airbus to acquire 250 aircrafts, Tata Sons chairman said on Tuesday.
Announcing the deal in a virtual event that was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as well as French President President Emmanuel Macron, among others, Chandrasekaran said that Air India has signed a letter of intent with Airbus for the deal.
As part of the acquisition, the airline will purchase 40 widebody A350 aircraft and 210 narrowbody palnes with options to increase the fleet order, the Tata Sons chief said.

Source link