GoAir ranked the Best Performing Airline by Airbus
Mumbai, May 30, 2011: GoAir, India’s smart low-fare domestic airline has been ranked by Airbus as the "Best Performing Airline" in the Airbus A320 category operator in Asia Pacific / Middle East/ Africa. The award is presented every two year by Airbus based on both fleet utilization and performance achievements in each region and worldwide and for two categories of fleet size. Their metrics take into account On-time performance as well as severity of the operational interruptions (based on the Airbus Severity Index calculation).
Along with the Best Performing Airline recognition, GoAir has also been registered with IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) program. IOSA program is an internationally recognized and accepted evaluation system designed to assess the operational management and control systems of an airline.
Expressing his gratitude on receiving this recognition, GoAir spokesperson said, "We at GoAir feel absolutely delighted to receive this recognition and strongly believe that this award is recognition of the consistent effort & commitment by all our GoAir employees in particular our engineering, operations & maintenance team, the Ground Support and the Airport service team."
Go Airlines (India) Ltd. is the aviation foray of the Wadia Group; the airline operates its services under the brand GoAir. GoAir, a low-fare carrier launched its operations in November 2005 with the objective of commoditizing air travel. The airline currently operates across 18 destinations 133 daily flights and approximately 931 weekly flights. The destination includes Ahmedabad, Bagdogra, Bengalooru, Chandigarh, Kochi, Delhi, Goa, Guwahati, Jaipur, Jammu, Leh, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Patna, Pune and Srinagar. Through this route network GoAir ensures a smart value-for-money option for both business and leisure travelers, without compromising on either safety or service factors.