IndiGo on shopping spree
Obtains nod to buy 28 A320s in CY'13, '14 New Delhi (IANS): IndiGo on Monday said it has been permitted by...
New Delhi (IANS): IndiGo on Monday said it has been permitted by the government to import 28 Airbus A320 aircraft in 2013 and 2014.A "The additional aircraft will enable IndiGo to take its low fare and hassle-free service to more customers and enable stronger connectivity within India and abroad," the airline said in a statement. Currently, IndiGo holds the largest domestic market share at 29.8 percent as of April 2013.
The airline provides 422 flights connecting 33 destinations with a fleet of 66 Airbus A320 aircraft. The low cost passenger carrier is in an expansion mode. Recently it announced launch of seven new flights on its domestic network from May 30, including direct flights between Mumbai-Jammu, Chennai-Kochi, Mumbai-Srinagar, Chennai-Thiruvananthapuram, Mumbai-Thiruvananthapuram, Jammu-Srinagar and Mumbai-Kochi.