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GoAir to start 7 overseas, 8 domestic flights

THE ASIAN AGE. | RAJIB CHOWDHURI
Published : Jul 19, 2019, 2:44 am IST
Updated : Jul 19, 2019, 2:44 am IST

The private carrier inducts 51st aircraft to its fleet. It will be adding one aircraft every month. It also brings change in its senior management.

GoAir which boasts of being India's most reliable airline clocking best-on-time performance (OTP) expects to emerge as the winner again with the best OTP.
 GoAir which boasts of being India's most reliable airline clocking best-on-time performance (OTP) expects to emerge as the winner again with the best OTP.

Kolkata: Launching a major expansion of its overseas and domestic network GoAir, the Indian private airliner, on Thursday announced to introduce  seven new international flights: five for the Gulf countries, and two for Bangkok and eight new domestic flights across the country. From Friday, it will commence its maiden flights to and from Delhi-Abu Dhabi, Mumbai-Abu Dhabi and Mumbai-Muscat.

On July 25 GoAir will start maiden flights to and from Delhi-Bangkok and Kannur-Dubai. On August it GoAir will begin its maiden flights to and from Mumbai-Bangkok. Subsequently, it will introduce Kannur-Kuwait flights.

On the domestic front, GoAir is strengthening its Hyderabad operations with 8 new flights from Hyderabad to Cochin, Chennai, Jaipur, Bengaluru, Chandigarh and Patna. Out of these, 2 flights are frequency additions on existing Hyderabad-Bengaluru-Hyderabad sector making it a day return product.

To support the network expansion the private carrier is enhancing its aircraft fleet too. On Thursday it took delivery of its 51st aircraft.The airline will be adding at least one aircraft every month. 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.

GoAir which boasts of being India's most reliable airline clocking best-on-time performance (OTP) expects to emerge as the winner again with the best OTP.

GoAir managing director Jeh Wadia 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 destinations within a year of commencement of our international operations.”

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