Effective November 17, 2nd daily non-stop flight between Delhi-Coimbatore. 3rd daily non-stop flight between Chennai-Coimbatore. 5th daily non-stop flight between Kolkata-Chennai. With 84 brand new Airbus A320s, 6E will now operate 548 daily flights, connecting 36 destinations National, November 17, 2014:Adding on to its domestic market leadership and its commitment to provide seamless connectivity within the country, IndiGo, Indias largest and fastest growing low-cost and low-carbon airline, announces 6 new daily non-stop flights connecting Delhi, Coimbatore, Kolkata and Chennai. Effective today, IndiGo will start second daily non-stop flight between Delhi-Coimbatore, third daily non-stop between Chennai-Coimbatore & fifth daily non-stop between Chennai-Kolkata. Elaborating on the launch of the new daily flights,Mr. Aditya Ghosh, President and Executive Director, IndiGo,said, 2014 has been a great year for IndiGo and we promoted routes and connectivity that added immense value to our passengers travel in addition to a great flying experience. With the announcement of these new flights, we feel encouraged by our customers support and feedback by our passengers, especially from Coimbatore, Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai. I am absolutely excited to launch these flights. It is our constant endeavor to provide more flexibility and choice for our customers as IndiGo continues to offer them on time, hassle free, always affordable and the best flying experiences. Enhancing customer experience, IndiGo became the first airline in June to introduceAdvance Passservice. Under the free of charge service, the passengers will be checked in and receive the boarding pass in their mail inbox 48 hours prior to the departure at no extra charges. The passengers can also drop their bags at the bag drop counters which are available at major airports. Earlier, IndiGo also announced the launch of first time everFamily Fareswhich offer discount up to 25% for a family of four or more travelling together in a single PNR, for a maximum of nine passengers, subject to the availability. The offer is valid across all domestic flights and destinations.
IndiGo takes delivery of its 100th Airbus A320 aircraft today, A first for an Indian low-cost carrier Launches 6E Scholar programme for 100 under-privileged students in partnership with Mensa India National, November 03, 2014:Celebrating the completion of its first order of 100 A-320s placed at the Paris Air Show in 2005, IndiGo, today has announced the launch of the6E Scholarprogramme in partnership with a globally established organization like Mensa India Marking this milestone, the low cost carrier has decided to sponsor the education and nurturing of 100 underprivileged children whose IQ is at the genius level. Recognized as the worlds oldest and largest high IQ society Mensa India, along with IndiGo, will identify the children over the next six months for consistent nurturing and mentoring. As part of the 6E scholar programme, Mensa-India will hold the IQ tests to identify children with 98 per cent IQ score. These 6E scholars would further be placed into educational streams best suited to their aptitude. Expressing his delight on this initiative,Mr. Aditya Ghosh, President, IndiGo,said, The launch of the'6E Scholar'programme is our small step towards nurturing needs of the nations best minds. Through this initiative, we aim to extend our support to the 100 underprivileged children, and help them meet the adequate requirement of good education by coaching and mentoring them till graduation, in support with our NGO partner, Mensa India. For IndiGo, this initiative marks a double milestone as this coincides with our joy of inducting the 100th Airbus A320 aircraft this makes the occasion even more special. From imparting adequate education to the recruitment placements, this newly formulated program is designed to enable these children to grow not only as 6E scholars but also as individuals who would bring difference to the community. Commenting on this partnership,Mr. Kishore Asthana, President and National Ombudsman, Mensa-Indiasaid, The 6E Scholars program is a path breaking initiative of IndiGo and Mensa India. This nation-building project is another example of the foresight and social consciousness of India's premier airline and Mensa India is proud to be a part of this. Just visualise one of the children you see playing in the sand on a construction site as a future Pilot, an IAS Officer an Army Major or a corporate executive and you can get an idea of the impact this will have on the lives of India's brightest underprivileged children. Together, IndiGo and Mensa will make this a reality. Having flown over 80 million passengers in over 6,95,139 flights since launch, IndiGo has achieved immense success in the Indian skies, and continues to show steady growth. The induction of its 100th aircraft is yet another proof of the low-cost carriers commitment to customer experience and growth. Key features of The 6E scholar program The 100 children will be selected over the next 6 months from Delhi NCR. Mensa will hold IQ tests for the 6E Scholars across the schools catering to the underprivileged children. 6E scholars would further be placed into educational streams best suited to their aptitude.