Airbus unveils contract for Indian air refuelling tankers

January 08, 2013 - 12:00:00 am

PARIS: European aircraft manufacturer Airbus said on Monday that it had won a tender to supply India with six A330 air refuelling tankers, a deal potentially worth more than $1.0 billion (770 million euros).


"We are pleased to confirm that we were selected by the Indian government following a tender for air refuelling tankers," said a spokesman for Airbus Military, the group's defence division, while declining to comment on the deal's value, which would have a catalogue price of $1.25-1.38 billion. (AFP)