MUMBAI - U.S. aircraft maker Boeing plans to deliver 9 planes to India in calendar 2010, a senior official said on Tuesday.

The company will deliver the planes to Air India, Jet Lite and SpiceJet, Dinesh Keskar, president of Boeing India, told reporters.

These orders are part of Boeing's order backlog of 85 aircraft which is to be delivered over a period of 4 to 5 years, he said.

The company is also expecting fresh orders from airlines in India by the end of calendar 2011, Keskar said.

Thee worst is over for the airline industry in India, he said. (Reporting by Aniruddha Basu)