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Air India to buy 220 Boeing planes: White House official

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Air India will purchase 220 planes from Boeing under a deal announced by a White House official Tuesday as part of an historic expansion by the former national carrier.

The Indian airline also has options for an additional 70 Boeing aircraft, for a potential total of 290 jets, the White House official said. The announcement came hours after Air India announced a similar order with European aerospace titan Airbus.

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