India will want 2,840 new plane and 41,000 pilots in addition to 47,000 technical workers within the subsequent 20 years, Rmi Maillard, President and Managing Director of Airbus India and South Asia stated on Thursday.
Addressing a press convention on the sidelines of the aviation conclave and exhibition, Wings India 2024, Maillard stated Airbus will double its sourcing from India to USD 1.5 billion by the top of the last decade from the prevailing USD 750 million.
He stated that final yr Airbus bought orders for 750 plane and delivered 75 items to Indian carriers — 41 to Indigo, 19 to Air India, 14 to Vistara and one to Go First.
India is a power that can energy world aviation over the subsequent many years…the forecast is that India would require 2,840 new plane over the subsequent 20 years to serve the wants of its rising aviation market, he stated.
He additional stated that the A350 plane is the catalyst of the revolution in worldwide journey in India and already six of these planes have been delivered to Air India final yr.
Maillard predicted that within the subsequent 20 years India will stay the quickest rising economic system on this planet with 6.2 per cent development yearly.
‘A350 plane is the catalyst of the revolution in worldwide journey in India’