Boeing, Indonesian airline sign deal for jets (Reuters) – 1493th Edition

18 11 2011

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) speaks after the announcement of a commercial deal signed by Boeing Senior Vice President Ray Conner (seated R) and Lion Air Chief Executive Rusdi Kirana (seated L) during a ceremony in Nusa Dua on Indonesia's island of Bali November 18, 2011. Standing from left are Bob Morin of the Export-Import Bank and Dinesh Keskar, vice president of Boeing International. REUTERS/Made Nagi/Pool (INDONESIA - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS TRANSPORT)Reuters – Boeing Co and Indonesian’s Lion Air signed on Friday an agreement for the Southeast Asian nation’s largest domestic carrier to buy $21.7 billion worth of jets from the U.S. aircraft maker. The deal was announced by the White House during a trip by U.S. President Barack Obama to the Asia-Pacific. Executives signed the deal in Bali, Indonesia, where Obama will attend the East Asia summit.

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