GoAir to add 200 flights, plans to take 2 aircraft on lease
03/23/2010

The Wadia group-promoted budget air-carrier, Go Air, plans to add 200 flights in its summer schedule, starting from March 29.

Online PR News – 23-March-2010 – – The Wadia group-promoted budget air-carrier, Go Air, plans to add 200 flights in its summer schedule, starting from March 29.

This will take the total number of flights being operated by the carrier to 1,850 per month, a source said.

"We are adding 200 flights in our network in the summer schedule. This translates into an over 10 per cent capacity addition," the source told media here.

Presently, GoAir operates 1,650 flights a month. The airline also plans to add two new destinations from April 6, Nagpur and Nanded in Maharashtra, as both these cities offer a good business potential, the source said.

"On Tuesdays and Thursdays, the service will operate between Delhi-Nagpur-Nanded-Mumbai. On the rest of the days, the service will be between Delhi-Nagpur-Mumbai," the source said.

GoAir is also eyeing Pune in Maharashtra and has applied to the authorities to provide slots at the Pune airport, the source said. "We have requested for a slot in Pune and we hope that in the next three months, we will be able to launch a service to the city," the source said.

"The air-carrier is keen to expand its footprint in Maharashtra and Aurangabad in the state is also on the radar," the source said.

Go Air Airlines has a firm order for two aircraft, Airbus 320, the source said.