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IndiGo 4 th most punctual airline globally: OAG Punctuality League 2018

Indigo adds 6 new flights to bolster connectivity between India and Middle East

IndiGo 4th most punctual airline globally: OAG Punctuality League 2018

  • 4th in the top 20 “Mega airlines category”
  • 9th amongst “top 20 Low cost carriers”
  • Only Indian airline in the list of top 20 mega airlines

National, January 09, 2018: OAG, air travel Intelligence Company has ranked IndiGo as 4th most
punctual airline globally in the mega airline category. In its Annual review – Punctuality League 2018,
OAG recognizes the airlines that have consistently clocked highest On-time performance (OTP) by
including on-time performance for the world’s Top 20 busiest domestic and international routes, and
other categories. IndiGo has been ranked 4th amongst Top 20 mega airlines (The World’s Top 20
operators globally in terms of scheduled flights in 2017) and 9th amongst Top 20 Low-cost carriers (LCCs)
by OTP.

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IndiGo is the only Indian airline to have made it in the list of top 20 mega airlines. Punctuality League Report is a comprehensive annual report presented by OAG that reveals rankings of all airlines – mainline, low-cost and by region. The report aims to highlight carriers who have consistently demonstrated high performance and deliver on their promise to get passengers to their destinations in a timely manner. For detailed analysis, the OAG defined OTP as flights that arrive or depart within 14 minutes and 59 seconds (under 15 minutes) of their scheduled arrival/departure times. IndiGo has been recognized amongst major carriers such as Singapore airlines, Qatar airlines, Japan Airlines, Delta Airlines, American Airlines, Southwest, British Airways, Spirit Airline and Jetstar Asia.

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The entire fleet of over 150 aircraft is equipped with technology called Aircraft Communications
Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS). Before departure of every IndiGo flight, an automatic
message is trigged from the aircraft via ACARS to our operations control centre (OCC) – and immediately
the same departure time gets recorded in the software. Likewise, the moment an aircraft lands at the
destination, an automatic message is trigged from the aircraft to the OCC. These timings are recorded
‘real time’, automatically through ACARS i.e. without any human intervention. Hence, our On Time
Performance is diligently monitored for every flight – real time.
In addition, IndiGo closes the check-in counters for all 6E flights operating across all destinations, 45
minutes prior to the departure. This move is in compliance with the directions and procedures specified
in Air Transport Circular 10 of 2009 issued by the DGCA, and also helps the airline minimize operational
disruptions.

Link for entire report: OAG Punctuality League 2018

 

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Sneak Peek Inside the Qatar Airways’ Qsuite Next Gen at Farnborough Airshow

Sneak Peek Inside the Qatar Airways' Qsuite Next Gen at Farnborough Airshow

As the Farnborough International Airshow 2024 unfolds, one of the most anticipated highlights has arrived: Qatar Airways’ unveiling of its Innovative Qsuite Next Gen.

This preview offers a tantalizing glimpse into the future of luxury travel, showcasing the next evolution of Qatar Airways’ renowned Qsuite. Known for setting the standard in premium cabin experiences, the new Qsuite promises to redefine business class comfort with cutting-edge design and technology.

Building on the success of its pioneering Qsuite, which redefined business class with its door-equipped suites, Qatar Airways’ new generation of Qsuite is poised to elevate the standard even further.

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The original Qsuite revolutionized long-haul travel by introducing a business class seat with a door, making privacy and comfort a new standard in the industry. Now, with the Qsuite Next Gen,

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A standout feature of the Qsuite Next Gen is its redesigned Quad Suite, which is equipped with movable 4K OLED Panasonic Astrova IFE screens—a world-first for any airline. These state-of-the-art screens can be repositioned to the side, creating the largest social and productivity space in the sky.

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This setup allows for up to four passengers to enjoy a spacious and flexible environment in the Quad Suite, while the Companion Suite accommodates up to two passengers.

The Qsuite Next Gen will be introduced on Qatar Airways’ Boeing B777-9 aircraft starting in 2025. This new suite configuration not only includes innovative window dual suites but also features a unique combination of quad, duo, and companion suites, each designed with the latest technologies for increased passenger convenience and connectivity.

Customization options are abundant, with enhanced ambient lighting, privacy controls, and upgraded touchscreen Passenger Control Units that offer a more personalized experience.

One notable change in the Qsuite Next Gen is the integration of the TV screens into the suite’s barrier system. Instead of traditional dividers that need to be lowered, these screens serve as part of the barrier and can be folded away when not in use.

However, Qatar Airways has confirmed that these advanced seats will not be retrofitted onto older aircraft. As Qatar Airways continues to evolve its fleet, the airline is focusing on reducing the number of non-Qatar-branded leased aircraft and phasing out the oldest models.

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With the Airbus A350 back in service and a commitment to modernizing its fleet, Qatar Airways is well-positioned to enhance its business class offering and deliver an unparalleled travel experience.

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