Huge Aircraft Orders Underline Air India’s Bold New Vision

Airbus A320neo

Air India is ordering 210 more Airbus A320neo-family aircraft to expand its narrowbody fleet.

Credit: P. Pigeyre/Airbus
Air India’s orders for 470 aircraft send a strong signal about the carrier’s growth ambitions, and the deals are also strategically important for aircraft manufacturers as they look to boost their stakes in a surging Indian airline industry. The orders are a key element in Air India’s plan to...
Adrian Schofield

Adrian is a senior air transport editor for Aviation Week, based in New Zealand. He covers commercial aviation in the Asia-Pacific region.

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