Business Standard

India has world's fourth largest jet-engine powered passenger plane fleet

As of Feb 20, a total of 717 passenger aircraft have been registered with DGCA. Apart from jet-engine planes from Airbus and Boeing, the list also includes turboprop aircraft and some smaller planes

Indian airlines seek waiver from airports, oil firms for financial revival
Premium

Aneesh Phadnis
As of December-end India had 614 Airbus and Boeing planes, giving the fourth spot, behind the US, China and the UK in terms of the possession of these planes.

As of February 20, a total of 717 passenger aircraft have been registered with the Directorate General of Civil Aviation of India. Apart from jet-engine powered planes from Airbus and Boeing, the list also includes turboprop aircraft such as ATRs, Bombardier Q-400s, cargo aircraft and some smaller planes.

Narrow-body aircraft such as Airbus A320s and Boeing 737 make up nearly 80 per cent of India’s total fleet.

India’s overall airline fleet

Don't miss the most important news and views of the day. Get them on our Telegram channel

First Published: Feb 22 2023 | 5:58 PM IST

Explore News

To read the full story, subscribe to BS Premium now, at just Rs 249/ month.

Key stories on business-standard.com are available only to BS Premium subscribers.

Register to read more on Business-Standard.com