IndiGo signs for 300 A320neos – brings total Airbus order to 730 aircraft

IndiGo signs for 300 A320neo Family aircraft ©Airbus

With the signing of its latest order for a combined total of 300 A320neo, A321neo and A321XLR Airbus aircraft announced October 29, InterGlobe Aviation Limited (IndiGo) has now taken its total orders for the A320 Family aircraft to 730 since it took delivery of its first A320neo in March 2016, while currently having an operating fleet of 97 A320neos.

“This order is an important milestone, as it reiterates our mission of strengthening air connectivity in India, which will in turn boost economic growth and mobility. India is expected to continue with its strong aviation growth and we are well on our way to build the world’s best air transportation system, to serve more customers and deliver on our promise of providing low fares and a courteous, hassle free experience to them,” said Ronojoy Dutta, Chief Executive Officer of IndiGo.

“We are pleased to partner yet again with Airbus for our next batch of Airbus A320neo Family aircraft. The fuel-efficient A320neo family aircraft will allow IndiGo to maintain its strong focus on lowering operating costs and delivering fuel efficiency with high standards of reliability. The choice of engine manufacturer for this order will be made at a later date,” said Riyaz Peermohamed, Chief Aircraft Acquisition and Financing Officer of IndiGo. Founded in 2005, IndiGo is an Indian low-cost carrier which holds an approximate 45 percent share in the domestic market, flying to 60 domestic and 22 international destinations with it’s primary hub located at Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi.

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