Articles tagged “indigo”

Qatar Air Still Wants to Buy a Stake in Fast-Growing IndiGo

Qatar Air Still Wants to Buy a Stake in Fast-Growing IndiGo

Rajesh Kumar Singh and P R Sanjai, Bloomberg

This deal would make sense, but only at the right price and only when IndiGo has sorted out its own internal issues.

2 weeks ago

Qatar Airways and IndiGo to Work Together Strategically

Qatar Airways and IndiGo to Work Together Strategically

Fiona MacDonald and Layan Odeh, Bloomberg

Qatar Airways has been unable to launch its own Indian arm so it's expected to announce this week a strategic cooperation agreement with IndiGo to drive more traffic to and from India. IndiGo keeps growing by leaps and bounds.

2 weeks ago

Airbus Lands Huge Deal With India’s Low-Cost Carrier IndiGo

Airbus Lands Huge Deal With India’s Low-Cost Carrier IndiGo

Anurag Kotoky, Bloomberg

This is a huge shopping spree by Indigo — 300 Airbus jets for $33 billion. India’s only profitable airline has made it clear it intends to cement its position in the world’s fastest-growing aviation market.

3 weeks ago

India’s IndiGo Blames Airbus for Slower Expansion

India’s IndiGo Blames Airbus for Slower Expansion

Anurag Kotoky, Bloomberg

Jet orders are not arriving on time, delaying IndiGo's international expansion. Given its biggest-ever quarterly loss, that may be a blessing. The airline seems to be putting more focus on Southeast Asia expansion.

4 weeks ago

MakeMyTrip Grows Despite Turbulence in India’s Airline Sector

MakeMyTrip Grows Despite Turbulence in India’s Airline Sector

Sean O'Neill, Skift

The past year has been a horror show for India's aviation sector. So MakeMyTrip deserves kudos for continuing to grow its air ticketing and overall sales despite the upheaval. But executives deserve criticism for the company's relentless unprofitability.

4 months ago

IndiGo in the Spotlight as Owners’ Dispute Drags On

IndiGo in the Spotlight as Owners’ Dispute Drags On

Anurag Kotoky, Bloomberg

One of India’s biggest aviation success stories faces an uncertain future. With its two billionaire co-founders seemingly at loggerheads, other carriers have the chance to capitalize.

4 months ago

Clash Atop India’s Budget Airline IndiGo Gets Ugly

Clash Atop India’s Budget Airline IndiGo Gets Ugly

Bloomberg, Anurag Kotoky

It’s no secret that the two founders of Asia’s largest budget carrier are fighting but now details have gone public. That’s bad for the airline, considered the best of the lot in India, as it outlines a course to expand aggressively.

4 months ago

India’s SpiceJet Receives Investment Offers

India’s SpiceJet Receives Investment Offers

Anurag Kotoky, Bloomberg

With the Indian aviation market continuing to grow and SpiceJet as one of the strongest players, it makes sense for outside investors to show an interest.

6 months ago

Fast-Growing IndiGo Has Emirates in Its Sights

Fast-Growing IndiGo Has Emirates in Its Sights

David Fickling, Bloomberg

Can India's low-cost airline IndiGo strike while Emirates is still trying to recapture its mojo, or will the might of the Gulf carrier win out?

6 months ago

IndiGo Co-Founder Distances Himself From Control Question

IndiGo Co-Founder Distances Himself From Control Question

Pratik Parija, Bloomberg

Hmmm. This statement looks designed to quell the current speculation but it sounds like there are problems behind the scenes.

6 months ago

IndiGo Founders Feud May Stall Airline’s Growth

IndiGo Founders Feud May Stall Airline’s Growth

Anurag Kotoky, Bloomberg

The last thing India's airline sector needs right now, after the collapse of Jet Airways, is a wobbling strategy by its market leader, IndiGo. Let's hope this founders feud is a tempest in a teapot that passes quickly.

6 months ago

India’s Low-Cost IndiGo Sets Its Long-Haul Sights on Europe

India’s Low-Cost IndiGo Sets Its Long-Haul Sights on Europe

Anurag Kotoky , Bloomberg

Despite the well-documented challenges, airline bosses won't give up on the low-cost, long-haul dream. Will IndiGo be able to pull it off?

6 months ago