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Indigo Airlines: 7 Facts You Should Know

Indigo Airlines: 7 Facts You Should Know
  1. Indigo Airlines has been Asia’s largest Airbus fleet operator

Since its inception in 2005, Indigo Airlines has been Asia’s largest Airbus fleet operator. It currently operates over 274 aircraft including 124 new generation A320 NEOs, and the ATR 72. In addition, the company has placed an order for 589 additional aircraft for future plans. Indigo Airlines also planned to launch the world’s first dedicated freighter aircraft using the Airbus A321 neo, which is set to be delivered in 2022

Airbus’s single largest operator in asia. Indigo operates Fleet of 274 aircraft including 124 new generation A320 NEOs, 80 A320 CEOs, 29 ATRs and 41 A321 NEO.

 

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  1. IndiGo operates more than 1,500 daily flights

As of March 2020, IndiGo operates more than 1,500 daily flights to 87 destinations, 63 in India and 24 abroad. Its main base is located at Delhi, with additional bases at Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Jaipur and Ahmedabad. In January 2011, IndiGo received a license to operate international flights after completing five years of operations.

  1. IndiGo does not give complimentary meals

The blue theme based airline IndiGo is a low-cost carrier that solely offers economy class seating. IndiGo does not give complimentary meals on any of its flights in order to keep rates cheap, but it does offer a buy-on-board in-flight food service. There is no in-flight entertainment. Indigo’s in-flight magazine, Hello 6E, is now accessible for customers to read.

Indigo Airlines: 7 Facts You Should Know

IndiGo, India’s low-cost airline, is considering launching dedicated freight services as the country continues to deal with low travel numbers due to the ongoing health crisis.

  1. It is owned by the Interglobe Aviation limited & Caelum Investments

Indigo airlines is the Indian based low cost airlines which is owned by the Interglobe Aviation limited it’s headquarter is located in Gurgaon, Haryana, India.

IndiGo was founded in 2006 as a private company by Rahul Bhatia of InterGlobe Enterprises and Rakesh Gangwal. InterGlobe had a 51.12% stake in IndiGo and 47.88% was held by Gangwal’s Virginia-based company Caelum Investments.

  1. It has a 57% market share in India.

Indigo shown 10 consecutives years of profitable operations which holds the market share of 57% as of august, 2021.  Indigo airline has the codeshare agreement with three international airlines that is American airlines, Qatar airways and Turkish airlines. Which helps indigo reaching international destinations.

Indigo Airlines: 7 Facts You Should Know

  1. Indigo is one of the world’s top ten low-cost airlines.

Indigo has been received many prestigious awards is like Best Low-Cost Airline, in India by SKYTRAX World Airline Awards for 10 consecutive years from 2010 to 2019.  IndiGo has been ranked as the 4th most punctual airline globally in 2018, 6th most punctual airline globally in 2019 and 3rd most punctual airline globally in 2021 by OAG Punctuality League.

Indigo Airlines: 7 Facts You Should Know

IndiGo is considering operating only cargo flights.?

  1. Indigo is one of the world’s top ten low-cost airlines.

Indigo is one of the world’s top ten low-cost airlines. The state-of-the-art ‘ifly’ facility is designed to deliver a real-time training experience to all Indigos new recruits. This training facility is considered to be one the best aviation training facilities in India.

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He is an aviation journalist and the founder of Jetline Marvel. Dawal gained a comprehensive understanding of the commercial aviation industry.  He has worked in a range of roles for more than 9 years in the aviation and aerospace industry. He has written more than 1700 articles in the aerospace industry. When he was 19 years old, he received a national award for his general innovations and holds the patent. He completed two postgraduate degrees simultaneously, one in Aerospace and the other in Management. Additionally, he authored nearly six textbooks on aviation and aerospace tailored for students in various educational institutions. jetlinem4(at)gmail.com

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