From a total fleet size of 800 planes, India’s fleet of commercial planes is set to grow to nearly 1,700 aircraft in just two years. This will make India the next growth engine of global aviation.

What is powering this growth? Why are the Indian carriers buying in record numbers? What are the challenges associated? What is the government’s plan?

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