Rakesh Jhunjhunwala's low-cost airline may order 70 Boeing jets worth $8.5 bn
- The airline, Akasa has also held discussions with Airbus for its best-selling A320neo jets
- A representative for Boeing said it always seeks opportunities and consistently talks with current and potential customers about how it can best support their fleet and operational needs
Boeing Co. is in advanced discussions with a newly created Indian budget carrier to sell 737 Max jets, according to people familiar with the matter, a deal that could give the U.S. planemaker a crucial breakthrough in a major market dominated by Airbus SE.
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