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IndiGo is known for its low fares, timely flights, and a courteous, hassle-free travel experience

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Published: Sun 25 Jan 2015, 2:01 PM

Last updated: Thu 25 Jun 2015, 8:34 PM

Aditya Ghosh, President, IndiGo
Aditya Ghosh, President, IndiGo

Leading Indian carrier IndiGo launched its international flight from Bengaluru to Dubai on December 15 last year. The airline, the largest and fastest-growing low-cost carrier in India, now flies daily non-stop flights between Bengaluru and Dubai.

The airline also launched two new daily non-stop flights between Mumbai and Bengaluru in the same month, taking the total number of daily flights between the two cities to 11.

The airline added Kozhikode in Kerala as its 32nd domestic and 37th overall destination in its network. From January 1 this year, it introduced daily non-stop flights between Kozhikode and Dubai, and between Kozhikode and Mumbai, and daily flights between Kozhikode and Delhi via Mumbai. It also introduced its 15th daily non-stop flight between Delhi and Mumbai.

According to Aditya Ghosh, President, IndiGo, 2014 has been a landmark year for the airline. It won the Airbus Excellence Award, a first for an Indian airline. It also placed a firm order for 250 A-320 aircraft and inducted its 100th aircraft. “These new flights between Bengaluru, Dubai and Mumbai are testimony of our commitment towards connectivity across the country, bringing more people closer to their dreams and new opportunities,” he said.

IndiGo is India’s largest airline with a market share of 31.9 per cent as of October 2014, as well as the country’s largest low-fare carrier. The airline offers fares that are always low, flights that are on time, and a courteous, hassle-free travel experience.

Its on-time performance is one of the best in India. IndiGo’s Technical Dispatch Reliability is 99.91 per cent making it the airline with the least number of cancellations in India.

With its fleet of 86 new Airbus A320 aircraft, the airline offers 550 daily flights connecting 37 destinations including five international sites — Dubai, Muscat, Bangkok, Singapore and Kathmandu. The airline has flown over 80 million passengers till date.

Led by its President Aditya Ghosh, the airline has been promoted by InterGlobe Enterprises and Rakesh Gangwal, an aviation industry veteran and entrepreneur. InterGlobe is a leader in aviation and travel-related services. Established in 1989‚ with headquarters in Gurgaon‚ InterGlobe has a network of 126 offices across 59 cities globally.

It employs more than 14,000 professionals across its businesses, which include IndiGo (InterGlobe Aviation)‚ InterGlobe Technologies‚ InterGlobe Air Transport‚ InterGlobe Technology Quotient‚ InterGlobe Hotels, InterGlobe Retail, and InterGlobe Established.

It has also partnered with CAE, a leading international provider of comprehensive training solutions, in bringing a world-class training facility in Greater Noida. The facility offers an extensive range of aviation training solutions, making world-class equipment and services available to the Indian civil aviation fraternity.

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