Boeing in talks with airlines in India for 737 replacement: executive

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A SpiceJet Boeing 737-800 aircraft taxis on the tarmac after landing at Chhatrapati Shivaji international airport in Mumbai November 26, 2012. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui/Files

A SpiceJet Boeing 737-800 aircraft taxis on the tarmac after landing at Chhatrapati Shivaji international airport in Mumbai November 26, 2012.

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BANGALORE (Reuters) - Boeing Co (BA.N) is in talks with carriers Jet Airways (JET.NS), SpiceJet (SPJT.BO) and Air India to replace their 737 aircraft with 737-MAX models, its vice-president for sales in Asia Pacific said on Thursday.

"737 has been the mainstay of domestic aviation in India... All these airplanes will be replaced some day and the replacement for that is MAX," Dinesh Keskar told Reuters in an interview. "We are in conversations with the airlines here."

(Reporting by Anurag Kotoky; Editing by Jeremy Laurence)

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