National Aviation Company of India Ltd. (NACIL) has inviting offers from interested parties for providing four A330 aircraft on dry lease contract as Air India intends to meet its immediate needs for aircraft capacity in the mid-size widebody segment.

NACIL says that Air India is looking at a mix of A330-200 and A330-300 aircraft requiring 260 to 320 passenger seat aircraft, preferably new or not older that 24 months.

Aircraft are required to be delivered over a 12-month period between October 2010 to September 2011.

The lease duration is 18-24 months, according to the documents.

The tender closes on 7th October.

Source: Commercial Aviation Online