"IndiGo, however, could take the delivery of 10 aircraft during this period," sources said.

The domestic budget carrier currently has 94 aircraft in the fleet as against its target of 96 planes by the last fiscal.

When contacted, an IndiGo spokesperson confirmed the deferment of aircraft deliveries.

"We currently have a fleet of 94 aircraft...... It will be 96 by the 3rd week of April 2015, the spokesperson said.

The airline, however, did not specify reasons for pushing back the delivery schedule.

The airline said it had added three aircraft between February 20 and March 31 this year, which took its fleet size to 94 planes.

Tiger Air, which is now majority-owned subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, had decided to sublease these planes to IndiGo as part of its capacity and cost management programme.     The planes have been leased to IndiGo for a period of 3-4 years.

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