IndiGo is India’s largest passenger airline with a market share of 54.3%. It operate in India’s domestic and international air travel market as a ...Read More
low-cost carrier. IndiGo was founded in 2006 by Rahul Bhatia of InterGlobe Enterprises (51.12%) and Rakesh Gangwal’s Virginia-based company Caelum Investments (47.88%). On 17 August 2012, the airline became the largest airline in India in terms of market share surpassing Jet Airways, six years after commencing operations. In August 2015, it placed an order for 250 Airbus A320 NEO aircraft worth $27 billion, making it the largest single order ever in Airbus history. In October 2019, the company placed another order for 300 Airbus A320 NEO aircraft worth ₹2.3 lakh crore (US$33 billion), surpassing its own previous record. As of 31 February 2020, the airline has 279 aircraft in its fleet, being the first Indian airline to achieve this record. In 2019, the carrier was ranked the best low cost airline in India and Asia, 10th year in a row by Skytrax.