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Single largest Airbus aircraft order by number of aircraft National, October 15, 2014:Indias largest domestic airline by market share, IndiGo and its co-founders, Mr. Rakesh Gangwal and Mr. Rahul Bhatia, Group Managing Director of InterGlobe Enterprises, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 250 firm A320neo Family aircraft. The agreement will become Airbus single largest order by number of aircraft. Mr. Aditya Ghosh, President, IndiGo, said, This new order reaffirms IndiGos commitment to the long-term development of affordable air transportation in India and overseas. The additional aircraft will enable us to continue to bring our low fares and courteous, hassle free service to more customers and markets and will create more job opportunities and growth. The IndiGo team is energised and excited to herald this new phase of our growth. IndiGo has previously placed orders for 280 Airbus aircraft (100 A320ceo and 180 A320neo). The A320neo continues to dominate world market share and this commitment confirms the A320 Family as the aircraft of choice in the most dynamic aviation growth markets. We thank IndiGo and its co-founders, Mr. Rakesh Gangwal and Mr. Rahul Bhatia for their tremendous vote of confidence, said Fabrice Brgier, Airbus President and CEO. Engine selection for this order is not expected to be made in the near future. The A320neo new engine option incorporates many innovations, including latest generation engines and large Sharklet wing-tip devices, which together deliver 15 per cent in fuel savings from day one and 20 per cent by 2020 which is equivalent to a reduction of 5,000 tonnes of CO2 per aircraft per year. The A320 Family is the worlds best-selling single aisle product line with almost 11,000 orders to date and over 6,200 aircraft delivered to 400 customers and operators worldwide. Thanks to its widest cabin, all members of the A320 Family offer the industrys best level of comfort in all classes and Airbus 18 wide seats in economy as standard.
Effective October 10, IndiGo announces first daily non-stop flight between Delhi-Vizag, 3rd daily non-stop flight between Hyderabad-Vizag and 6th daily non-stop flight between Mumbai Hyderabad Effective October 26, 4th daily non-stop flight between Delhi-Goa and 9th daily non-stop flight between Delhi-Bengaluru As on October 26, with 83 brand new Airbus A320s, 6E will now operate 544 daily flights, connecting 36 destinations National, October 09, 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 10 new domestic daily non-stop flights connecting Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Goa and Vizag. Effective October 10, IndiGo announces first daily non-stop flight between Delhi-Vizag, 3rd daily non-stop flight between Hyderabad-Vizag and 6th daily non-stop flight between Mumbai-Hyderabad. Effective October 26, IndiGo will operate 4th daily non-stop flight between Delhi-Goa and 9th daily non-stop flight between Delhi-Bengaluru. IndiGo, in its commitment to providing maximum connectivity from across the country on its network will be providing increased frequencies on the routes and offering greater travel options to both business and leisure passengers across these cities, and allow them to experience the hassle-free and on-time performance that IndiGo is synonymous with. Elaborating on the launch of the new daily flights,Mr. Aditya Ghosh, President and Executive Director, IndiGosaid, It is a reason for us to celebrate as we at IndiGo are absolutely excited to launch the daily non-stop flights on Delhi-Visakhapatnam route. Passengers can now have the same day return flight to state of Andhra Pradesh. The recent progressive step by State Government to reduce ATF taxes will help airline to offer even lower fares and improve connectivity from state of Andhra Pradesh. In addition, the new services between Delhi- Bengaluru, Delhi-Goa, Hyderabad-Vizag and Mumbai-Hyderabad will offer increased frequencies for our customers. IndiGo has always promoted offers and connectivity that add immense value to our passengers travel in addition to a great flying experience. Enhancing customer experience, IndiGo became the first airline to in June to introduce Advance Pass service. Under the free of charge service, the passenger 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 ever Family Fares which 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 availability. The offer is valid across all domestic flights and destinations.