Top 10 Airlines in India 2017

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1. Indigo

Indigo is the considered one of the cheapest and on-time flight. This has positioned itself by its on-time flights.

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It has also optimised its flight time by not giving a complimentary meal, and the company was started by Rahul Bhatia of interglobal Enterprises. The company was started in the year 2006, and the company is now 51% stake of interglobal and 47% of stake by Caelum investments.


The company is growing at the rapid pace. The company is now the second largest in India with the destinations after air India but it has far exceeded the passengers and the market share by the huge margin making it the number one airlines of India of FY2016-17. IndiGo is not only famous for it on time but also one of trusted airlines when it comes to cancelling. The company has own more awards than any airlines in India.

Its employees also rate the company as the one of best places to work in India. In the past 8 years in a row it has won the best place to work in India. Training to employees is considered as one of the best in the India. This is one of the few airlines in India which showed profit in their books. The company is head-on with the public sector company with experience of more than 5 decades. The company has crossed its targets every time. India aviation is full of regulations and downs in industry but still IndiGo has able to withstand all the odds and been a front runner.


Pax: 416 lakhs

Market share: 39.9

Destinations: 46

Rank Methodology:

1. The leading airline companies of India are chosen

2. Critical parameters like Pax, Market share and destinations are taken and each is given a weight of 0.3, 0.4 and 0.3 respectively.

3. Based on this a total score is calculated and the ranks are acquired

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