India’s national carrier seals the biggest deal in aviation history.
Air India is buying 470 jets from Airbus and Boeing in a multibillion-dollar deal.
India’s largest international carrier is seeking to reinvent itself by expanding its operations and modernising its fleet.
French President Emmanuel Macron called it a “new success”. US President Joe Biden said the Boeing order would support more than one million American jobs.
But will it be a game-changer for India’s travel industry?
Presenter: Dareen AbuGhaida
Andrew Charlton – managing director of Aviation Advocacy
Ajay Awtaney – founder and editor of LiveFromALounge, an aviation and travel news website
Updesh Kapur – aviation and communications consultant