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Low-cost carrier Indigo expands its fleet to 300 aircraft

Lowcost carrier Indigo expands its fleet to 300 aircraft
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New Delhi: IndiGo on Friday announced that its fleet now consists of 300 aircraft. Currently, IndiGo operates the Airbus A320 CEO and NEO, the A321 NEO, and the ATR 72-600 aircraft.

Speaking on the occasion, Pieter Elbers, Chief Executive Officer, IndiGo said: “We are excited to announce that our fleet size now stands at 300 aircraft, giving wings to our ambitions. We have recently expanded operations across west, east, and north-east India as well as the middle east.

“The strong fleet will help us cater to emerging travel demands with the addition of capacity across domestic and international destination shores. We will strive to stay true to our promise of affordable fares, on-time performance, courteous and hassle-free service across a wide network.”

The 300 aircraft strong fleet will help in catering to the growing passenger volume, as Indian aviation marks recovery and growth in 2023.

The seating capacity on the A320 CEO fleet is 180, A320 NEO fleet is 180 /186, the A321 fleet is 222/232 and ATR Fleet is 78.

IndiGo is amongst the fastest-growing low-cost carriers in the world.

With its fleet of 300 aircraft, the airline is operating over 1,600 plus daily flights connecting 76 domestic destinations and 26 international destinations.

Indigo on Thursday had said that the airline will operate 168 weekly flights between Mopa and 8 domestic destinations like Hyderabad, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Jaipur, and Ahmedabad right from the start on the first day of operations.

The new network will cater to the increasing demand owing to the popularity of Goa as a preferred leisure travel destination and will provide more options to the customers, making travel more affordable and enhancing direct connectivity to North Goa.

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