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Jet To Exercise Options For Boeing, Airbus Planes  
User currently offline777ER From New Zealand, joined Dec 2003, 11853 posts, RR: 18
Posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 3888 times:
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Jet Airways (India) Ltd., the nation's biggest domestic airline, said it may exercise options to buy 20 planes from Airbus SAS and Boeing Co. as it adds overseas routes.

The order, valued at $4.2 billion, is for 10 A330s made by Airbus and 10 Boeing 777s, adding to 20 planes of the same designs ordered in June 2005. The airline wants to operate 130 aircraft by 2009, up from 54 now, Jet Airways Chief Executive Officer Wolfgang Prock-Schauer said in an April 27 interview.

SOURCE: Bloomberg

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User currently offlineBeaucaire From Syria, joined Sep 2003, 5252 posts, RR: 25
Reply 1, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 3869 times:

For a "clinically dead " aircraft the A330 does not sell badly....
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User currently offlineAtmx2000 From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 4576 posts, RR: 38
Reply 2, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 3860 times:

Wonder if they will include any 772LR's if they exercise their options.


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User currently offlineNimish From India, joined Feb 2005, 3172 posts, RR: 9
Reply 3, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 3626 times:

Quoting Atmx2000 (Reply 2):
Wonder if they will include any 772LR's if they exercise their options.

They have recently stated that they "don't see a market for the ULH non-stop flights, and plan to focus on flying to the US via a stop in Europe". Hence 772LRs don't seem to be in their plans, just more 773s.

My opinion is that they've got the wrong idea, but only time will tell.



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User currently offlineStitch From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 29690 posts, RR: 84
Reply 4, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 3609 times:
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If they can fill the plane twice (once to Europe and then again to the US), the revenue would be much greater then just filling it once direct.

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