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'Local airlines likely to induct 384 planes by March 2020'

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Domestic scheduled carriers are likely to induct as many as 384 aircraft in their fleet by March 2020, according to information available with the

Out of the total, budget carrier IndiGo is expected to add 136 aircraft while full service airline Vistara is likely to induct at least 5 planes during the period, as per details given by civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju in a written reply to the today.

National carrier is likely to add 28 aircraft between April this year and March 2020 while full service airline is expected to have another 37 aircraft in its fleet.

Two other budget carriers - and GoAir - plans to add 72 and 52 planes, respectively.

AirAsia - a joint venture between Malaysian airlines group AirAsia and Tata Sons - is expected to take deliveries of 19 planes.

Turbo Megha, which runs a regional airlines under TrueJet brand, is likely to add 14 aircraft in its fleet during the period.

Delhi-based Zexus Air, which operates Zoom Air is also likely to take deliveries of 21 planes between April this year and March 2020, as per the data.

Currently, the combined fleet of these carriers stands at 490.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, July 25 2017. 22:43 IST