IndiGo, India's fast growing low-fare domestic carrier today announced the appointment ofMr. Amit Khandelwal as VP Planning and Revenue Management with immediate effect. In an airline career spanning almost 15 years, he has worked on various assignments in the area of Business Development, Revenue strategy, and Program management in the aviation industry, consulting & IT-enabled services. Amit has worked with United Airlines (Chicago), PROS Revenue Management, Inc. (Houston), and NIIT Technologies. Amit holds a B.E. from BITS, Pilani and obtained his M.S. (Operations Research & Management) from the University of Texas. Announcing his appointment,Mr. Bruce Ashby, President and CEO, IndiGo,said, Amits significant experience in airline network planning and revenue management will strengthen the commercial team at IndiGo in a critical area as we continue to grow, and we are delighted to welcome him aboard. Speaking on his new role at IndiGo, Amit said, It is a very exciting opportunity for me to work for an airline run by a world-class management team and backed by industry stalwarts. I am really looking forward to this assignment.
IndiGo, India's newest low-fare domestic carrier today announced the appointment ofMr. Sanjay KumarasChief Commercial Officerwith immediate effect. Sanjay has over 16 years of airline management experience across domestic airlines in India, and his new role at IndiGo will embrace all aspects of network planning, pricing, revenue management, aircraft scheduling, distribution and pricing, with immediate effect. Announcing his appointment,Mr. Bruce Ashby, President & CEO, IndiGo,said, These are exciting times at IndiGo and Sanjays significant experience in the airline industry will be an invaluable asset to IndiGo. He brings to us a great depth of experience and knowledge in marketing, product and service development that will play a crucial part in the future growth and development of IndiGo. We are extremely pleased to make this announcement and we welcome him aboard. Speaking on his new role at IndiGo, Mr. Sanjay said, It is a hugely exciting and challenging task for me to work with one of the fastest growing airline in India. I look forward to working with IndiGos dynamic team in building a world class airline that will set benchmarks for exemplary service and operational excellence. Sanjay holds a Masters degree in Economics, a Post Graduate diploma in Business Administration and Bachelor of Law from Meerut University. Prior to joining IndiGo, Sanjay has held various positions in the airline industry primarily in the areas of marketing, sales and airport services. IndiGo will take delivery of an additional 8 A320 aircraft this year, taking the fleet size to 15 by the end of 2007. IndiGo serves Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Goa, Guwahati, Imphal, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune and Vadodara with its first seven aircraft. IndiGo proposes to serve approximately 30 Indian cities by 2010, with a fleet of approximately 40 A320s.
IndiGo, India's newest low-fare domestic carrier took delivery yesterday of its seventh brand new Airbus A320 aircraft from Airbus in Toulouse, France. IndiGo will operate this aircraft to commence an additional daily service from Delhi to Kolkata and back starting January 25, 2007, and new daily services from Kolkata to Chennai and back and from Chennai to Mumbai and back starting February 3, 2007. Speaking to media persons shortly after taking delivery of the aircraft,Mr. Bruce Ashby, President and CEO, IndiGo,said, IndiGo has been in operation for six months now. We are no longer a startup airline, but an established low-fare carrier serving destinations all across India with a consistently on-time operation and hassle-free service. Today, were serving 13 cities in India, bringing our passengers not only affordable fares but also convenient service. For example, Delhi passengers can fly IndiGo in the morning to Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai and Hyderabad, and return the same evening". Our experience has proved that providing customers with affordable fares, on-time flights and a hassle-free experience is a winning formula he further added. IndiGo will take delivery of eight additional brand-new A320 aircraft this year, taking the fleet size to 15 by the end of 2007. IndiGo serves Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Goa, Guwahati, Imphal, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune and Vadodara. IndiGo plans to serve approximately 30 Indian cities by 2010, with a fleet of approximately 40 A320s. IndiGos seventh aircraft comes brand new from the Airbus factory, in the same configuration as its first six aircraft. Using one type of aircraft is consistent with IndiGos focus on doing one thing and doing it well. This ensures that IndiGo stays affordable, always. IndiGo has chosen a spacious layout for its A320-200 with specially designed passenger seats that provide additional legroom and large overhead bins, allowing for maximum passenger comfort. The aircraft has a single-class seating configuration of 180 customers.
IndiGo, India's newest low-fare domestic carrier will enhance its route network in eastern India. IndiGo started operating its sixth brand-new Airbus A320 today, commencing daily services from Kolkata to Mumbai and back, and from Kolkata to Jaipur and back. Speaking on the additional services from Kolkata,Mr. Bruce Ashby, President and CEO, IndiGo,said, "At IndiGo, we are steadily building our route network. After launching operations in August, we have now taken delivery of our sixth aircraft, introducing daily services from Kolkata to Mumbai and from Kolkata to Jaipur from January 05, 2007. Kolkata is an important IndiGo destination, we are committed to effectively improve connectivity between Kolkata and other cities in India by offering a product that is user- friendly in every way and at fares that are always affordable. This schedule offers convenient new non-stops from Kolkata to Jaipur and Kolkata to Mumbai. IndiGo is an airline built for the modern Indian traveler who does not want to waste time, money or energy in the process of traveling. With fares that are always affordable, service that is always reliable, provided by a team that is knowledgeable and professional, IndiGo opens up new low fare travel alternatives for its customers. With our brand new Airbus A320 aircraft, best people, hardware, software and world-class resources, we have built an airline with simple rules and no-nonsense service, he further added.