New Delhi, April 16 -- Low-cost carrier SpiceJet Ltd will induct five 90-seater Q400 aircraft to expand its Bombardier fleet size to 32, the airline said in a notification to the exchanges today.

Three of these planes will join SpiceJet's fleet in the next ten days, while the remaining two will be inducted by June. The airline had last week announced the induction of 16 Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft on dry lease.

"As part of our efforts to augment capacity and minimize passenger inconvenience, SpiceJet will induct five more Q400s in addition to the 16 B737s we announced last week. The sudden reduction of aviation capacity should in no way hamper air connectivity to the smaller towns and cities of India and as the country's largest regional o...