With capacity reaching its upper limit between India’s six major cities and infrastructure and airspace limitations apparent, budget carrier SpiceJet is viewing acquisition of regional aircraft. SpiceJet, which has 19 Boeing 737NGs in its fleet but intends to increase that to 26 by 2012, will announce its firmed-up plans within the next three months. This is welcome news for the aviation industry in India, given the depressing financial state of the three major full-service carriers ...


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