India has become Number 1 in Asia on ordering aircraft

India became the third-largest buyer of commercial passenger planes in the world after the US and China. Furthermore, they ordered 1000 commercial passenger aircraft. The aircraft order book of the Indian airline industry will soon touch 1,080, which would mean that for every aircraft in service, there will be 2.2 aircraft on order, said a report released by the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA), a Sydney-based aviation think tank.

Asia’s number 1 country on the behalf of ordering aircraft

India became the third-largest country in the world after America and China. In the coming years, the Indian aviation market will be bigger than America and China. But now, India has become Asia’s number 1 on the behalf of ordering more commercial passengers planes as compared to other countries.

Airline Fleet In India

Name Of The Airlines Number Of Aircraft 
Indigo 259
Air India 121
Spicejet 81
Go Air 56
Vistara 48
Air Asia India 34
Air India Express 24
Alliance Air 19
Star Air 5
Air Taxi 1
Fly Big 1
Spice Shuttle 1
Trujet 1
Total 651

Types Of Aircraft

Types of aircrafts Number of aircrafts
Airbus 439
ATR 48
Boeing 737 88
Boeing 747 1
Boeing 777 16
Boeing 787 29
Bombardier CRj 0
Bombardier Q 400 23
Embraer ERj 5
Tecnam 1
Viking Air DHC Twin Otter 1
Total 651