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IndiGo Becomes First Indian Airline To Operate 1,000 Flights A Day

Indigo's flight 6E 185 from Mumbai to Kochi operated on December 22, 2017 became the 1,000th flight.

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IndiGo Becomes First Indian Airline To Operate 1,000 Flights A Day

IndiGo is India's largest passenger airline with a market share of 39.4%

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  1. IndiGo's flight 6E 185 from Mumbai to Kochi becomes its 1,000th flight
  2. IndiGo is India's largest passenger airline with a market share of 39.4%
  3. IndiGo has grown from a carrier with one plane to a fleet of 150 aircraft

Budget passenger carrier IndiGo on Saturday said that it has become the first Indian airline to operate "1,000 plus flights in a day". According to the airline, its flight 6E 185 from Mumbai to Kochi operated on December 22, 2017 became the 1,000th flight. "IndiGo also took the delivery of its 31st Airbus A-320 Neo aircraft on the same day to join its ever growing fleet making the first Indian carrier with a 150 aircraft fleet," the company said in a statement.

"The milestone underlines IndiGo's position as the country's largest and fastest-growing carrier with 150 Airbus and one ATR aircraft connecting 46 destinations."

IndiGo is India's largest passenger airline with a market share of 39.4% as of November, 2017. It primarily operates in India's domestic air travel market as a low-cost carrier with focus on three pillars - offering low fares, being on-time and delivering a hassle-free experience.

Since its inception in August 2006, the company has grown from a carrier with one plane to a fleet of 150 aircraft today. A uniform fleet for each type of operation, high operational reliability and an award winning service make it a reliable airline in the world. The company currently operates flights connecting to 46 destinations - 39 domestic and 7 international and have started selling tickets to four additional destinations including 1 international destination.

 




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