Boeing and SpiceJet have announced a commitment for up to 205 airplanes during an event in New Delhi. Booked at the end of 2016, the announcement includes 100 new 737 MAX 8s, SpiceJet’s current order for 42 MAXs, 13 additional 737 MAXs which were previously attributed to an unidentified customer on Boeing’s Orders & Deliveries website, as well as purchase rights for 50 additional airplanes.
Qatar Airways has moved to quash speculation it is preparing to purchase a stake in SpiceJet. In a statement the carrier denied it was in talks to pursue a commercial stake in SpiceJet, saying there was “no interest” from the airline to engage in a partnership with the Gurgaon-based airline.
Boeing and SpiceJet announced today at India Aviation 2014 an order for 42 737 MAX 8s. The order, previously listed as unidentified on the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website, is valued at $4.4 billion at list prices.