Boeing Lends Air India $100 Million for 787: Airfinance Journal

Boeing Co. (BA) will lend Air India Ltd. $100 million to help finance the purchase of its third 787 jet, Airfinance Journal reported, citing an unidentified official at the Indian carrier.

India’s national airline is looking for $500 million in bridge financing for the the acquisition of four 787s before the airline concludes sale and leaseback agreements with aircraft lessors, the publication said today.

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