IndiGo Airlines

A low-cost airline situated in Gurgaon, India. IndiGo is the largest airline in India by means of passengers carried, the airline operates to 41 destinations and is the second largest low-cost carrier in Asia. IndiGo was founded as a private company, in 2006. It took delivery of its first aircraft in July 2006 and commenced operations a month later. The company went public in 2015.

IndiGo Airlines’ primary hub is located at the Indira Gandhi International Airport.


Origins and Ownership

IndiGo was founded as a private company in 2006 by Rahul Bhatia of InterGlobe Enterprises and Rakesh Gangwal, a United States-based expatriate Indian.

Rakesh Gangwal is a former Chairman and CEO of US Airways Group from 2003 to 2007. He was born in India in 1953, and did his schooling from Don Bosco Park Circus, received his Bachelor of Technology degree in Mathematical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur and Master of Business Administration degree from Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania.

Rahul Bhatia serves as the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of IndiGo. Mr. Rahul Bhatia serves as Group Managing Director of InterGlobe Enterprises Limited. Mr. Bhatia was instrumental in the formation of InterGlobe Enterprises in 1989 with its flagship business of air transport management. It is under his able captainship that the InterGlobe diversified manifold. He has more than 25 years of experience in the travel industry. He has developed a number of travel-related new businesses. He worked for two years with IBM, and was involved in the pilot project to establish a fully automated screen manufacturing plant. He has been Non Executive Director of InterGlobe Aviation Limited since January 13, 2004. He serves as Director at InterGlobe Enterprises Limited. Mr. Bhatia holds a degree in electrical engineering from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada.

What people are saying

The passengers of IndiGo are very pleased and happy about their travel experiences with the airline. Making them want to travel more. Courteous staff, comfortable seats, smooth flight and of course: cheap travel fares are the components of having a satisfied customer. And for IndiGo, they sure are giving their passengers the expectation and services they deserve. Here are some of the reviews:


Great airline as far as time punctuality concerns. They have good selection of food on board and also their catalog Hello 6E rocks. You can never miss buying gift for your family while returning to home.”
—Navdeepmehta (Ahmedabad, India)


“Although it was just a two hour flight and you have to buy your own food on the plane it was a very comfortable flight. The room space of the seats were very good. Lot of leg space. I had a sweet corn soup and love it. Worth spending Rs 100/- on it. The staff was polite and courteous.”
—Zarin S (Mumbai, India)


“I traveled on an Indigo flight on 23/11/16 07.45PM from Del to Blr. It was nice experience and good service. All the staffs smart with helping attitude. Only problem we face after landing at BLR airport. We wait a long time to open the door in back. Finally we got outside through the front door. All other service was good. thank you.”
—Ajeshkg (Wayanad, District India)

The Website


The website displays a simple and minimalist layout, giving the user a vivid, cool and fresh interface which is very helpful especially when it comes to navigating the whole site for information purposes. The website allows the user to search and book flights, with choices from single person to book grouping option. The airline’s traveling packages are also included on the website, in which you can have a better information by clicking here, as the travel package option will transfer you to another page, affiliated with the website. The airline offers discounts for students and senior citizens, so it’s very convenient to travel if you have these privileges. The website allows the user to check, manage or change their bookings, update contact details, make online check-ins and many more. You can check the information about IndiGo and their promos by visiting their website. Just click here.  

Contact information

  • Website URL:
  • Contact number: +91 124 661 38 38
  • Contact Email:
  • Fax Number: +91 124 426 86 64
  • Head Office Address: Level 3, Tower C, Global Business Park, Gurgaon, Haryana, 122002, India



Cheap yet reasonable, and offers every passenger the services that they deserve. IndiGo Airlines aims to give its customers the best of traveling, by offering comfortable seats, tasty snacks, courteous, helpful and always smiling staff, and a fast yet smooth flight that can lead to a comfortable, efficient and convenient traveling experience.

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