Indian international airline Jet Airways has been planning to expand its fleet, and Airbus may be the answer they seek. According to sources, Jet Airways may acquire 50 A220 jets from Airbus soon. They were expected to meet Airbus on Monday to finalise the deal.
We are in an advanced stage of discussions with lessors and OEMs (manufacturers) for aircraft, and we will announce our aircraft choice and fleet plans as we make our decisions,”Jet Airways spokesperson
Jet Airways is considering all aspects and weighing all options before arriving to a final decision of buying the aircrafts. As reported by Bloomberg, Jet Airways is ready to sign a USD 5.5 billion aircraft order with European aircraft manufacturer Airbus for its A320neo and A220 narrow body jets.
The airline, ahead of its relaunch, has been following a strong marketing campaign for rebranding itself, especially on the social media.