Sat, May 05, 2007
Airliner Sports New Livery
Earlier this week, Boeing and Jet Airways, India's largest
private airline, celebrated the delivery of the airline's first of
10 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes. The long-legged airliner
was delivered in Jet Airways' new paint scheme, that features a new
design, colors and typeface.
The airplane is scheduled to enter service Saturday,
commemorating the airline's 14th anniversary of operations.
"Jet Airways' new design is reflective of our new efforts to
take our superior passenger service to international destinations
in Europe and the United States," said Jet Airways Chairman Naresh
Goyal. "The combination of the 777-300ER's positive economics and
passenger comfort will help ensure the success and profitability of
our growing route structure."
Jet Airways, which originally placed the order for 10 777-300ERs
in September 2005, currently operates 49 Classic and
Next-Generation Boeing 737-400/-700/-800/-900 airplanes within its
fleet. In December 2006, the airline also placed an order for 10
"The 777-300ER delivers real advantages and has proven its
economic leadership and high level of passenger comfort," said
Dinesh Keskar, Boeing Commercial Airplanes vice president of Sales.
"We are honored that Jet Airways has selected Boeing's 777s and
787s to support its international growth strategy."
Jet Airways operates more than 330 daily flights to 49
destinations that span the length and breadth of India and beyond
including London, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Colombo and
The 777 family of airplanes is the market leader in the 300 to
400-seat segment, capturing more than 65 percent of that
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