Jet completes big Boeing order

Jet Airways has finalized an order with Boeing for 20 Next-Generation 737-800s, valued at nearly $1.5 billion at current list prices.All 20 737-800s will be equipped with performance-enhancing Blended Winglets, which improve fuel efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions by up to 4%.

“Since Jet Airways began operations in 1993, the airline has continued to offer its passengers value by adding routes and frequencies while providing a positive flying experience for its customers,” said Dinesh Keskar, Boeing Commercial Airplanes vice president of Sales.

Jet Airways has one of the youngest aircraft fleets in the world, with an average fleet age of just under five years.

The airline operates more than 340 daily flights to 53 destinations throughout India and internationally, including the United States, Canada, Belgium, United Kingdom, Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Katmandu.