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Indigo intends to place an order for an A330 at the Paris Air Show in 2023.?

Indigo intends to place an order for an A330 at the Paris Air Show in 2023.?

According to source Planeopedia, Indigo may place an order for A330 aircraft at the upcoming Paris Air show in 2023.

With a 51% market share in the Indian aviation market and a fleet of more than 300 aircraft, Indigo Airlines is an affordable airline from India. Next month, at the Paris Airshow 2023, Indigo is ready to place an order for Airbus A330 aircraft.

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Recently, Indigo Airlines began operating flights from India to Europe and the UK under a codeshare agreement with Turkish Airlines. and began flying the Boeing 777 wide-body aircraft for the first time in its history.

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With their new activities, the airline is now providing cheap worldwide travel. The airline already has India’s largest internal flight network, and it now plans to grow its international travel business by entering Europe.

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Why would Indigo choose the A330 Neo over the wide-body A350 or B777?

Currently, the B777 and A330 are the two well-known wide-body aircraft with significant passenger capacity.

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The A350 aircraft would be more expensive for Indigo and would also be best suited for full-service airlines. One of the low-cost carriers, Indigo, plans to carry more passengers while incurring less maintenance costs.

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With the A330, maintaining the supply chain for parts and the maintenance of the airframe is also simple for Indigo, which currently operates aircraft from the A320 family. There are a number of reasons why has apparently decided on the A330.

The Airbus A330neo, which has new engines and enhanced aerodynamics that lower operating costs, is a fuel-efficient aircraft built specifically for these types of flights. It is a popular option for airlines because it can transport up to 440 passengers and has a range of up to 7,200 nautical miles.

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Additionally, the type is significantly less expensive than its Airbus and Boeing counterparts. According to sources, huge discounts are being offered to IndiGo for the type because Airbus’ factory has an excess of the aircraft’s non-taken-up units (ntu) due to the restructuring of the aircraft’s largest customer, AirAsia X. So,

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it will only take the airline six months to receive the new aircraft. Additionally, due to fleet commonality, purchasing the Airbus A330neo is simpler for pilot training. The fact that Bangalore, India, already has an Airbus A330 simulator would make it easier to assure crew training as soon as possible.

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