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Indian Aviation Sector Registers Strong Growth: DGCA

Indian Aviation Sector Registers Strong Growth: DGCA

Indian aviation sector has witnessed strong growth in the recent quarter. As per latest figures released by Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), for domestic sectors, Indian aviation companies served 26 percent more passengers during April. Compared to 9.1 million passengers in April 2017, 11.5 million passengers traveled via air during April 2018.

Connectivity has increased among tier-2 and tier-3 cities across India. Indian government has planned major improvements to regional airports and aviation companies are witnessing growth for small cities.

Occupancy was more than 95 percent for SpiceJet (the airline offers aggressive fares on many routes), followed by Indigo at 91.9 percent occupancy. GoAir also managed impressive occupancy rate of 90%.

IndiGo picks six banks for IPO of up to $400 million: Sources

IndiGo picks six banks for IPO of up to $400 million: SourcesBudget airline IndiGo has picked six lead managers for its initial public offering, which could be worth up to $400 million, three people involved in the deal said.

The carrier will be listed in Mumbai early next year depending on market conditions, said the sources, who declined to be named as the process is not public yet.

IndiGo to add 12 new domestic flights

IndiGo to add 12 new domestic flightsMumbai: No-frills airline IndiGo on Monday said it will add 12 new flights in its domestic network, that include a second daily non-stop flight between Mumbai and Indore and a fourth daily non-stop flight between Delhi and Pune.

Of these, four services will be operational from tomorrow while the remaining eight flights are scheduled to take off next month, IndiGo said in a release here.

The Gurgaon-based carrier will be operating 516 daily flights, connecting 36 domestic and overseas destinations with a fleet of 79 aircraft.

No-frill carriers reply to DGCA

No-frill carriers reply to DGCANew Delhi: IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir, which have been warned of stoppage of operations to airports with small runways after they were found flouting payload restrictions while flying to Jammu and Patna, today replied to the notices issued by aviation regulator DGCA.

Qatar Airways wants stake in India's IndiGo: Chief

Qatar-AirwaysDoha: Qatar Airways is interested in buying into India`s budget airline IndiGo, the head of the fast-growing Gulf carrier said on Monday.

"We are very keen on investing in IndiGo if it`s available," Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker said, praising the airline as "the most successful Indian carrier".

IndiGo is "the most efficient Indian carrier and the most progressive Indian carrier... We love to be associated to that success," he told a press briefing on the sidelines of an aviation conference in the Qatari capital.

IndiGo to launch 10 new domestic flights

IndiGoNew Delhi, Dec 14 : Budget carrier IndiGo Saturday said that it will launch 10 new services on its domestic network from Dec 15, 2013.

"It gives me immense pleasure in announcing these new frequencies from Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Hyderabad and Kolkata," said Aditya Ghosh, president and executive director, IndiGo.

"IndiGo is determined to provide the best travel experience to all those who wish to fly these destinations. We are looking at providing affordable fares on these new routes for 6E travellers.”

IndiGo to focus on regional market

IndiGo to focus on regional marketIndiGo, India's largest airline by market share, has indicated that it will increasing looking for regional market in the country to attract more customers. Rahul Bhatia, the promoter of of the airline, has said on saturday that the company will enter tier-II and tier-III markets with smaller aircraft.

The focus will be a new shift in the company's strategy of deploying single-type of aircraft and focusing on bigger metro cities in India. Bhatia, who is working as the managung director of Inter-Globe Enterprises, said that there is a potentail in the regional market.

IndiGo reports 5-fold rise in yearly net profit

IndiGo reports 5-fold rise in yearly net profit IndiGo, the largest budget airline in India, has reported an impressive five-fold rise in its yearly net profit, thanks to a combination of rise in capacity and decline in non-fuel expenses.

The budget airline announced that it generated a net profit of Rs 787 crore during the financial year ended March 31, as against a net profit of Rs 128 crore in the previous twelve months.

IndiGo hikes airfares by 25%

IndiGo hikes airfares by 25%Following footsteps of rival carriers, IndiGo on Friday announced an increase of 25 per cent in airfares.

Revealing the hike, a source from the budget carrier said, "IndiGo has revised upwards its fares, which are now 25 per cent higher than earlier."

By hiking the fares, the domestic carrier joined airlines like SpiceJet, Air India and Jet Airways, which also recently increased airfares by 25 per cent.

Hiking the airfares, all carriers cited increase in input costs.

Domestic air traffic jumps in May, IndiGo grabs top slot

Domestic air traffic jumps in May, IndiGo grabs top slotDomestic airlines enjoyed a considerable increase in demand for air travel in the month of May, thanks to the holiday season that encouraged more people to fly to their holiday destinations.

According to figures released by civil aviation regulator DGCA, domestic carriers together flew 57.1 lakh passengers during May. The figure reflects an increase of 5 per cent year-on-year. Month-on-month, it reflects a sharp increase of seven lakh passengers.

IndiGo to buy 28 Airbus aircraft this year and next

Airbus-A320 New Delhi, June 3 : Budget carrier IndiGo Monday said it has been permitted by the government to import 28 Airbus A320 aircraft in 2013 and 2014.

"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.

AirAsia will face intense competition from existing budget airlines in India: CAPA

AirAsia will face intense competition from existing budget airlines in India: CAPAAirAsia's proposed budget airline in India will face cut-throat competition existing airlines like IndiGo and SpiceJet, the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA) said.

In its newly published report, the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation said that IndiGo and SpiceJet control more than 50 per cent capacity share from Chennai, and have network strategies similar to that of AirAsia.

Indian airlines will be able to use state-run refiners’ facilities to store imported jet fuel

Indian airlines will be able to use state-run refiners’ facilities to store imported jet fuelPetroleum Minister Veerappa Moily has agreed to allow Indian airlines like SpiceJet and IndiGo to use state-owned refiners' facilities to store imported jet fuel, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said.

Moily also confirmed the decision and said he would discuss the terms of access with the refiners. However, he did not give a precise timeframe for concluding the discussions.

Indigo maintains its no.1 position in Indian aviation space

Indigo maintains its no.1 position in Indian aviation spaceIndigo Airlines retained its number one position in the Indian aviation space in September, while Kingfisher Airlines emerged as the worst performer.

According to fresh figures revealed by the aviation ministry, Indigo, which snatched the top position from Jet Airways a few months back, recorded 27.2 per cent market share in September.

Jet Airways emerged at the second position with 23.8 per cent market share, while Spicejet scored 18.5 per cent share.

IndiGo generates profits of Rs 106 crore in first quarter, CAPA

IndiGo generates profits of Rs 106 crore in first quarter, CAPAAccording to Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA) estimates, IndiGo airlines recorded a profit of about Rs 106 crore during the first quarter of the financial year till June 2012.

IndiGo emerged as the largest passenger airline in India after it surpassed struggling Jet Airways by market share. GoAir has posted a profit of Rs 30 crore, Jet Airways of Rs 24 crore and JetLite Rs 11.7 crore, according to CAPA.

CTC Aviation Group Ltd Chosen By IndiGo For Command Skills Development Programme

CTC Aviation Group Ltd Chosen By IndiGo For Command Skills Development ProgrammeIndiGo, India's major and fastest emerging low cost carrier, has handed over the training programme of its future Captains to globe foremost training organisation, CTC Aviation Group Limited (CTC).

At present, IndiGo functions 56 of a total of 280 company orders for Airbus A320 aircraft to be delivered by 2025 end.

Along the lines of this dynamic development, Indigo will be upgrading carefully chosen First Officers to command places.

IndiGo becomes second largest airline by market share

IndiGo becomes second largest airline by market shareLow cost airline, IndiGo has emeged as the second largest airline in the country by market share at the expense of much larger, Air India and Kingfisher Airlines.

IndiGo, which was launche din 2006, offers one class of no-frills service on a single type of plane. This is in contract to the operating model of Kingfisher and market-leading Jet Airways as they offer different classes, fly multiple plane models and offer full-service and low-fare services.

Indigo Expending Its Sky to Dubai, Bangkok and Singapore

Indigo Expending Its Sky to Dubai, Bangkok and SingaporeIndiGo, one of the popular airlines in India, particularly among the middle income people is looking high to expand its sky of operations through three important international air routes- Dubai, Bangkok and Singapore.

IndiGo to hire 1,500 in India

IndiGo to hire 1,500 in IndiaLeading low cost air travel service provider, IndiGo announced hiring of more staff. Airline will be hiring 1,200 to 1,500 more employees in 2011 to back its expansion plans.

For this major expansion drive, airline will be hiring 400 to 500 cabin crew staff and 200 to 300 pilots. The company will hire ground staff and engineers also. With completion of this recruitment drive, IndiGo's employee base will reach to nearly 4,900 from its current 3,400.

Fifth Birthday makes IndiGo International

Indigo-AirlinesOn completing five successful years in the aviation industry, IndiGo has been permitted to fly abroad. India's largest low-cost carrier (LCC) IndiGo will start their first international flights to Singapore, Bangkok, Dubai and Muscat in August.

During last two months IndiGo has shown great progress in terms of market share. It has jumped from number four position to number two position and achieved equality with Kingfisher airlines.

In the coming months IndiGo will update the schedules and launch dates of the flights. The airlines had shortlisted 15 sectors in the Gulf, south and southeast Asia as destinations to fly this summer.




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