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Paramount To Order A350 Or B787  
User currently offlineFlying-Tiger From Germany, joined Aug 1999, 4198 posts, RR: 33
Posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 4014 times:

Chennai-based regional airline Paramount Airways Pvt. Ltd is in talks with aircraft makers Boeing Co. and Airbus Industrie to buy six wide-bodied planes with an aim of launching international operations by fiscal 2011.

The airline, which has so far restricted itself to southern India with an all-Embraer fleet of five leased aircraft, also plans to establish a new aircraft maintenance facility in Madurai in collaboration with Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica SA at an estimated $40-60 million (Rs161-242 crore) investment.

“We are evaluating both wide-bodied aircraft—(Boeing’s) 787 and 350 XWB (Xtra Wide-Body of Airbus),” said Paramount’s chairman M. Thiagarajan on the airline’s growth plans. He did not specify when the deal could be sealed.


What about their Embraer add-on order? Still on?

[Edited 2007-09-20 18:11:18]

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User currently offlineCsturdiv From Australia, joined Aug 2005, 1891 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 3900 times:

Wow, that is a dramatic difference/change in their fleet..going from the E170s to A350 or B787s!

An American expat from the ORD area living and working in Australia
User currently offlineScbriml From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2003, 15343 posts, RR: 45
Reply 2, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 3823 times:
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If they're really starting international flights in 2011, then they must be looking for interim planes till they can get their hands on A350s or 787s.

Capt. Obvious. wink 

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User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31875 posts, RR: 54
Reply 3, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 3517 times:

Do they have the Finances to carry out the same.

Think of the brighter side!
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