India’s leading carrier, IndiGo has been recognized as the World’s Youngest Aircraft Fleet 2023 by ch-aviation in the category of “100+ aircraft in their fleet”. The airline has also been acknowledged as Asia’s 5th Youngest Aircraft Fleet 2023 by maintaining young, modern, and efficient aircraft with an average age of 3.57 years. Currently, 80% of the IndiGo fleet is comprised of latest generation aircraft.
Pieter Elbers, CEO, IndiGo said, “We are pleased to be felicitated as the World’s Youngest Aircraft Fleet 2023 by ch-aviation in Aircraft Portfolio Award. It has been endeavor to constantly keep our 300+ fleet young for more efficient operations and to provide a comfortable, on-time and hassle-free experience to our consumers. This also ties in very well to our sustainability ambitions and plans as the NEO aircraft are more fuel efficient. As such it has been a critical element already to our accomplishment of reducing CO2 emissions by 18% from 2016 to 2023.”
The ch-aviation Youngest Aircraft Fleet Award recognizes Airlines across the globe that maintain young, modern, efficient aircraft. The award is based entirely on non-manipulable aircraft data. There is no jury or any other subjective parameter involved.
Also this month Indigo has announced that its fleet consists of 300 aircraft now. Currently, It operates the Airbus A320 CEO & NEO, the A321 NEO, and the ATR 72-600 aircraft. The seating capacity on the A320 CEO fleet is 180, A-320 NEO fleet is 180 /186 the A321 fleet is 222/232 and ATR Fleet is 78.