Launches new international and domestic flights, Inducts 51st aircraft
India, Chennai 18 July 2019: India’s fastest growing airline GoAir is on an expansion spree. Effective 19th July 2019 GoAir will commence its maiden flights to and from Delhi – Abu Dhabi with fares starting at Rs 7,098; Mumbai – Abu Dhabi fares starting at Rs 6,599 and Mumbai – Muscat fares starting at Rs 7,100.
On 25th July 2019 GoAir will commence maiden flights to and from Delhi – Bangkok with fares starting at Rs 8,197 and Kannur – Dubai fares starting at Rs 6,200. On 1st August 2019 GoAir will commence its maiden flights to and from Mumbai – Bangkok with fares starting at Rs 8,498. Subsequently, GoAir will start Kannur – Kuwait flights.
On the domestic front, GoAir is strengthening its Hyderabad operations with 8 new flights from Hyderabad to Cochin (fares starting from Rs 3,240), Chennai (1,724), Jaipur (Rs 2,373), Bengaluru (Rs 1,811), Chandigarh (Rs 4,250) and Patna (Rs 3,295). Out of these, 2 flights are frequency additions on existing Hyderabad – Bengaluru – Hyderabad sector making it a day return product.
All these new sectors will further strengthen the airline’s growing network and travelers will now have the opportunity to explore the affordable travel experience that GoAir is acknowledged with. To support the network expansion GoAir is enhancing its aircraft fleet too. Today, GoAir took delivery of its 51st aircraft, and going forward the airline will be will be adding at least one aircraft every month. That translates into more flights, more destinations and more smart options for the consumers. Till date GoAir has flown approximately 73.3 million passengers since its inception. The company aims to touch the magic figure of 100 million passengers in the next two years.
GoAir has emerged as India’s most reliable airline clocking best-on-time performance for several months. Come 20th July 2019 and the airline will once again emerge winner with best OTP, for the 10th consecutive month, a record of sorts.
Commenting on the expansion, Jeh Wadia, Managing Director, GoAir, said, “We have embarked on an aggressive expansion plan and the new flights are manifestation of that strategy. This is a milestone moment for us to have announced seven new international destinations within a year of commencement of our international operations. The global and regional expansion has been planned to allow quick and convenient connections for passengers and is a reflection of our continued journey towards excellence. ”
GoAir currently operates approximately 285 daily flights and carried around 13 lakh passengers in the month of May 2019.
GoAir flies to 24 domestic destinations including Ahmedabad, Bagdogra, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jammu, Kochi, Kolkata, Kannur, Leh, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Port Blair, Pune, Ranchi and Srinagar. GoAir flies to 4 international destinations, including Phuket, Malé, Muscat and Abu Dhabi and with another 3 destinations to take off soon.