IndiGo, Indias largest low-fare carrier bags the Best Low-Cost Airline in Central Asia and India at the World Airline Awards held in Paris, today. The honour was conferred at the ongoing Paris Air Show- 2011, the oldest and biggest air show held every year. Based on an independent passenger survey, the SKYTRAX awards recognize benchmark for overall excellence in the airline industry. Redefining airline quality standards in India and with an aim to provide a hassle-free experience to travelers, the company has always built on its commitment to provide unmatchable courteous customer service through low fares and on-time performance. Speaking on the achievement,Mr. Aditya Ghosh, President,IndiGo, said, This is a great moment for us. To be recognized at the world stage, second year in a row, is an exhilarating yet humbling experience. This prestigious award provides us great confidence and inspires us to deliver even better each day. Independent and unbiased public recognition is always a huge encouragement for the entire team at IndiGo especially, when it is backed by a prestigious award of this stature. This achievement reinforces our commitment of providing our fliers with world class travel experience. The World Airline Rating as introduced by Skytrax carries a detailed quality analysis across more than 800 different areas of product and service delivery. The survey includes over 200 airlines, from the largest international airlines to small domestic carriers, and measured standards across more than 38 different items of airline front-line product and service. Operating for over 12 years, the survey is held in highest esteem for its clarity of process and rigorously applied rules of complete independence.
Indias youngest and fastest growing airline, IndiGo, is set to soar into international skies after the successful completion of five years of domestic operations. IndiGo will operate its maiden international flight on 1st September, 2011 connecting New Delhi with Dubai. During the month of September, the airline will commence daily service on the Delhi-Bangkok-Delhi and Delhi-Singapore-Delhi routes. It will subsequently connect Mumbai with Dubai and Bangkok with daily flights effective 02nd October, 2011. With the launch of its first ever scheduled flights to foreign destinations, the airline aims to amplify and replicate its India success story, redefining its unique flying experience and brand value in the aviation industry. Promising unmatchable customer experience through affordable fares, the airline will offer a promotional return fare of INR 9999 (all inclusive) on all its international routes. Commenting on their decision to boost connectivity to the international destinations,Mr. Aditya Ghosh, President, IndiGo,said, We wish to thank our customers for their enduring trust and support and are extremely excited about the upcoming international launch. I am sure our customers will love flying internationally with us. IndiGo will keep its promise of providing low fares on international routes as well. We hope that IndiGo will be able to provide a much needed avenue for countless Indians to explore wider horizons and at the same time open up the doors to more and more overseas travelers to experience India. It is our consistent endeavor to make the travel hassle-free for our customers and provide high quality experience at low prices. Mr. Ghosh further added, We at IndiGo, are delighted to receive these important traffic rights, and are ever-grateful to the Ministry of Civil Aviation for approving its application in a timely manner. IndiGo will operate its international flights from Terminal 1D and Terminal 1C, making travel even more convenient for its valued customers. Through the launch it aims to further build on its core values of low fares, on-time performance and a hassle-free travel in the international segment, which has been the key driving force behind the airlines success in India. IndiGo marked its journey into the Indian skies in August 2006 and today, with a whopping market share of 19.7 percent, it is the second largest airline in the country. The carrier has also recently launched Get Packing - an exclusive packaged holiday offering for its valued customers. Get Packing gives IndiGo travelers the chance to plan for the perfect trip enabling them to book holiday and business packages in one go, either on the exclusive Get Packing website (http://getpacking.goindigo.in) or at the IndiGo Call Centre. The offer aims to address all facets of a holiday - flights, hotel accommodation, airport transfers, local conveyance and entertainment.