IndiGo, the low-fare domestic airline that is redefining airline quality standards in India, was awarded Best Low-Fare Carrier in India for the year 2007 by the Air Passengers Association of India (APAI). The poll was conducted by APAI among frequent flyers and its members at Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and Kochi airport during February 15-29, 2008, with more than 1600 responses to the poll from the 5 airports. Apart from those passenger responses, over 400 online responses were received from members of APAI. The award is based on scores received for six criteria: value for money, punctuality, connectivity, safety, refunds and baggage handling. Commenting on this recognition from APAI,Mr. Bruce Ashby, President and CEO, IndiGo,said, "I am absolutely delighted that our efforts to run an affordable, reliable, hassle-free airline have been recognized by the people who matter most the travelers. This award is special to us because it is the result of an independent vote of the people who are out there flying. The award was presented to IndiGo at the opening ceremony of 2nd Civil Aviation Week - Airport & Airline 2008 Expo at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi on March 18th, 2008. The Air Passengers Association of India is Indias only national, non-profit organization totally dedicated to the welfare of the air passenger. Over the nineteen years of its existence, the Association has also been playing a very important role in the development of the aviation industry. IndiGo airline currently operates 17 aircraft with 118 daily flights connecting 17 destinations, including Agartala, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneshwar, Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Jaipur, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune and Vadodara. IndiGo plans to serve approximately 30 Indian cities by 2010, with a fleet of approximately 40 A320s. About IndiGo IndiGos philosophy is simple: offer fares that are always affordable, flights that are on time, and a hassle-free travel experience. IndiGo is staffed with highly-trained professionals, supported by world-class hardware, software and technical support collected from around the world to give our passengers the best possible travel experience. IndiGos fleet of brand-new Airbus A320 family aircraft are connecting destinations across the length and breadth of India, offering people a travel experience that is always affordable, precise and hassle-free. About Air Passengers Association of India (APAI) The Air Passengers Association of India (APAI) was established in 1990 and has its headquarters at Chennai. A National Executive Committee supervises the operations. The Association has regional offices at Mumbai, Delhi and Nagpur as well as an Area Office at Madurai. More regional and area offices are envisaged. APAI creates awareness about the rights of air passengers and encourages them to address their grievances to the concerned authorities. It also takes up the case of aggrieved passengers and tries to ensure that justice is meted out.