|Commenced operations||November 2005|
|Company slogan||Fly Smart|
|Parent company||Wadia Group|
|Headquarters||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Key people||Jehangir Wadia (Founder and MD)
Wolfgang Prock-Schauer (CEO and MD)
|Profit||₹104 million (US$1.5 million) (2013)|
GoAir is a low cost carrier based in Mumbai, India. It is owned by the Indian business conglomerate Wadia Group. As of February 2016, it is the fifth largest airline in India with a 8% passenger market share. It commenced operations in November 2005 and operates a fleet of Airbus A320 aircraft in all economy configuration. As of March 2016, the airline operates over 140 daily flights to 22 cities from its hubs at Mumbai and Delhi.
GoAir was founded in the year 2005 by Jehangir Wadia, son of Indian industrialist Nusli Wadia. The airline is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Wadia Group. GoAir launched its operations in November 2005 using Airbus A320 aircraft. The airline's growth has been slow compared to other airlines established at the same time such as IndiGo and SpiceJet having larger market share, fleet size and destinations served as of 2016. According to the airline, it is a planned strategy due to the tough aviation environment in India and to focus on maintaining profitability rather than on capturing market share and increasing the destinations and fleet size.
In April 2012, the airline became the fifth largest in terms of market share due to the demise of Kingfisher Airlines. As of February 2016, it is the fifth largest airline in the country with a 8% market share. The airline is planning for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) in 2016.
The airline is headquartered in Mumbai, India. Jehangir Wadia serves as the Managing Director of the airline since its inception in November 2005. From April 2016, Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, the CEO of the airline became the joint Managing director.
|India (Andaman & Nicobar)||Port Blair||Veer Savarkar Airport|
|India (Assam)||Guwahati||Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport|
|India (Bihar)||Patna||Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport|
|India (Chandigarh)||Chandigarh||Chandigarh Airport|
|India (Goa)||Goa||Goa International Airport|
|India (Gujarat)||Ahmedabad||Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport||Focus city|
|India (Jammu & Kashmir)||Jammu||Jammu Airport|
|India (Jammu & Kashmir)||Leh||Leh Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport|
|India (Jammu & Kashmir)||Srinagar||Srinagar Airport|
|India (Jharkhand)||Ranchi||Birsa Munda Airport|
|India (Karnataka)||Bangalore||Kempegowda International Airport||Focus city|
|India (Kerala)||Kochi||Cochin International Airport|
|India (Maharashtra)||Mumbai||Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport||Hub|
|India (Maharashtra)||Nagpur||Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport|
|India (Maharashtra)||Pune||Pune Airport|
|India (National Capital Region)||Delhi||Indira Gandhi International Airport||Hub|
|India (Odisha)||Bhubaneswar||Biju Patnaik International Airport|
|India (Rajasthan)||Jaipur||Jaipur International Airport|
|India (Tamil Nadu)||Chennai||Chennai International Airport|
|India (Uttar Pradesh)||Lucknow||Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport|
|India (West Bengal)||Bagdogra||Bagdogra Airport|
|India (West Bengal)||Kolkata||Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport|
||Deliveries begin 2016|
In June 2011, GoAir placed an order for 72 Airbus A320neo aircraft worth ₹32,400 crore (US$4.8 billion). Deliveries will begin from 2016, with an induction rate of 12-15 aircraft per year. In December 2015, Airbus intimated that the deliveries will be delayed by three months due to technical issues and the aircraft will be delivered by the second quarter of financial year 2015-16.
Being a low cost carrier, GoAir does not provide complimentary meals on its flights but offers options for buy on board in-flight meals. The airline publishes an in-flight magazine Go-getter. GoAir offers a premium service known as Go Business at a higher fare which provides extra services such as larger leg room seats, free meals, increased baggage allowance and priority boarding.
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