Vistara places orders for Boeing, Airbus jets

|About: The Boeing Company (BA)|By:, SA News Editor

Indian airline Vistara has placed firm orders for six Boeing (NYSE:BA) 787 jets and 13 Airbus (OTCPK:EADSY) A320neos valued at $3.1B at list prices, as it looks to add more domestic flights and launch international routes later this year.

The 787 order marks a new setback for Airbus in an intense battle for widebody orders (its been hoping to strengthen the order book for its upgraded A330neo).

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