Boeing has been a strong partner of India’s aerospace sector for almost eight decades, both as the mainstay of India’s commercial aviation sector as well as an important partner in the mission readiness and modernization of India’s defense forces.
Boeing Defense, Space & Security
India has 11 C-17 Globemaster IIIs, eight P-8Is (with four more on order), 17 AH-64E Apaches (against an order of 22) and 15 CH-47 Chinooks.
In 2020, Boeing signed an agreement with the government of India for the acquisition of six AH-64E Apache helicopters for the Indian Army.
Boeing Commercial Airplanes
Today, Boeing customers include Air India, Air India Express, SpiceJet, Vistara and cargo operator Blue Dart. The Next-Generation 737, 737 MAX, 747, 757, 777 and 787 Dreamliner are some of the Boeing aircraft offering a superior flying experience to Indian passengers.
The Indian Ministry of Defence operates four 737-200s and three 737 Boeing Business Jets. Two new Air India 777-300ER aircraft are scheduled for modification for Head of State configuration.