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Insight: Wednesday 23 September 2019: SpiceJet to Order 100 Airbus Aircraft?

News News reports from India indicate that SpiceJet is planning to order at least 100 Airbus single aisle aircraft.  SpiceJet is a major operator of the Boeing 737 and is a major international customer for the grounded 737 MAX.The carrier has been planning to expand...

Indian air travel disruption starts evolving

That India is a market with a huge potential for air travel is by now well understood.  One of the key challenges has been to get people beyond "the last mile" - meaning finding a way to connect people from outlying areas that do not have a reasonable runway.  In many...

SpiceJet reaches out across the Indian market

SpiceJet said it plans to introduce 14-seater amphibians and is in discussions with Japan’s Setouchi Holdings for a purchase of such aircraft. These amphibians are likely based on the Quest Kodiak.   The news of this move should, we believe to be seen in context.  ...

Bombardier lands LOI for up to 50 additional Q400s for SpiceJet

Bombardier announced today a letter of intent for up to 50 additional Q400s for SpiceJet.  This includes 25 Q400s with a purchase option for an additional 25 aircraft. Fred Cromer, President of Bombardier Commercial Aircraft, said “we are proud to sign this agreement...