Boeing and Air India finally put pen to paper on the carrier's 68-aircraft order in Mumbai yesterday, bringing to a close more than eight months of bureaucratic wrangling and controversy and ending a sales campaign that dates back more than a decade. Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Alan Mulally and AI Chairman and MD V. Thulasidas formally confirmed the order for 23 777s--eight dash 200LRs and 15 dash 300ERs--27 787-8s and 18 737-800s to be operated by Air India Express. The ...

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