SpiceJet inducts first Boeing 737 MAX aircraft
Mumbai, Oct 12 : Budget airlines SpiceJet on Friday said it has inducted its first Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft that forms part of a USD 22 billion purchase deal signed with the American aircraft manufacturer.
"These new airplanes will enable us to open new routes, and will dramatically reduce noise pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. Passengers will benefit from a large number of premium seats and, for the first time in India, broadband internet on board," SpiceJet Chairman Ajay Singh said in a statement.
"India is a fast growing market for commercial airplanes and services," said Boeing Senior Vice President (Commercial Sales and Marketing) Ihssane Mounir.