The fast growing no-frills carrier, GoAir owned by Wadia Group is on an expansion spree. In an event held in New Delhi, GoAir has announced a number of new international destinations and flights. GoAir has announced that effective July 19, 2019, GoAir will commence its maiden flights to and from Delhi – Abu Dhabi, the fares for which will start at Rs 7,098; Mumbai – Abu Dhabi flight fares will be Rs 6,599 and Mumbai – Muscat fares for GoAir flights will be starting at Rs 7,100.
GoAir Flights to Abu Dhabi, Bangkok, Muscat and More Destinations
Other flights that GoAir will commence on July 25, 2019, will include Delhi – Bangkok flights with fares starting at Rs 8,197 and Kannur – Dubai fares starting at Rs 6,200. On August 1, 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.
Not only this, but GoAir has also announced new flights on the domestic front as well promising to strengthen Hyderabad operations with 8 new flights from Hyderabad to Cochin (fares starting from Rs 3,240), Chennai (Rs 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.
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 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.
New High-Level Management Execs at GoAir
Commenting on the expansion, Mr 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. ”
Along with this, GoAir has also announced that on July 20, 2019, the airline will once again emerge winner with best On-time performance, for the 10th consecutive month which will be a record of sorts. There is also going to be a new high-level management, which will include names like Ms Miranda Mills, COO, Mr Sanjay Gupta, CFO, Mr Arjun Dasgupta, VP – International Operations, Mr Samir Patel, VP – Network Planning, Mr Harjinder Singh Bhasin, VP – Airports, Ms. Shabnam Syed, VP – Marketing & E-Commerce, Mr. Graham Parker, VP – Revenue Management, Mr. Richard Nanton, VP – Flight Operations