The Indian market continues its acquisition binge with the following updates:
- GoAir, based in Mumbai, has signed a memorandum of understanding for 10 A320 Family aircraft, plus 10 options.
- SpiceJet converted 10 options into firm orders for five B-737-800s and five -900ERs. The Indian carrier currently has five 737s on lease, and recently received the first of four B-737-800s to be delivered this year. The airline will add six previously ordered -800s and the first two optioned 737-900ERs in 2007, plus two or three aircraft leased elsewhere. The newly optioned aircraft will be delivered after current deliveries are completed in 2009.
- Air India ordered GE90-115B engines to power the eight B-777-200LRs and 15 B-777-300ERs it has on order.
- Jet Airways will equip its 10 A330-200s on order with GE CF6-80E1 engines.