GoAir, India’s smartest airline has announced the expansion of its network strength with its 9th Brand new Airbus A320. Air travel traffic is increasing and GoAir is looking forward to address this growth by introducing new aircrafts and new routes. The company is expected to announce the more aircrafts and routes in the next month or two.
Commenting on this occasion, Kaushik Khona, Chief Executive Officer, GoAir said: “The 9th aircraft strikes the right note for our winter travel season. Following the introduction of the new aircraft, we shall be operating 890 commercial flights per week under the new winter schedule. We plan to add 10th Airbus A320 by October 2010 and also introduce 4 new routes. We are gearing up to address the increasing air travel traffic”
GoAir has been consistently recording highest load factors in the industry. The average flown load factors of GoAir during June 2010 were 84 per cent. From the period April 2009 -March 2010, GoAir flew 2.41 million passengers thus achieving a 153 per cent growth rate in passenger traffic. GoAir also recorded a 0.57 per cent average in cancellations that was substantially lower than the industry average of 2.37 per cent during June 2009 and May 2010.
According to this expansion programme, GoAir is increasing the overall frequency within its network by increasing commercial flight operations from 730 flights to 890 commercial flights per week.