Airbus and Air India parent National Aviation Co. of India signed a joint venture agreement to establish an MRO center at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International. Work on AI Airbus aircraft will start early next year with ATR and third-party work expected eventually. AI currently operates 43 A320s, 11 A319s, 10 A321s, eight A310s and two A330s. Total project cost is estimated at $40 million over five years and facility will handle more than 100 single-aisle and 10 widebody aircraft per year by 2013.
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