Budget Airlines In India Targeting Non-Metro Cities

By: Gaurav Kumar Singh

After tremendous growth of aviation sector in India from last coupleof years. Now the low cost airliner's race is for fleet and serviceexpansion to retain on the top on the airlines sector. Every airlinerare now making target to the non-metro cities. You can see aviationsector is flying off to the new high. There was huge investment inrecent time on this sector.

Every budget airliner are on thequeued to expand there fleet and the investment is worth billions ofdollars. About 250 aircrafts orders are placed from most of thecompanies. IndiGo Airlines is already placed order of 100 Airbus A320on Paris Air show 2005 and this order was of worth $6 billion. Go Airhas ordered 41 aircrafts and 90 by Air Deccan.

The goal is tostart service for the non-metro cities of India. After the minimizingthe fare cost difference between the Railway AC class and Budgetairlines, every people are making interest to move with the budgetairliners. The reason is simple, saving of time and comfortable journeyby paying few more, because non-metros are the very big market forthese low cost carriers (LCCs). Peoples are just waiting to start ofservice. If they are successfully targeted these destinations, then nodoubt every airliner will be happy with this. Also the movement ofpeoples will increase across the country and the interconnectivitybetween the cities will increase.

In the year of 2007 the overallfleet size of airline sector was grown by 42%, where as for low costcarrier the figure is 51%. In the segment of budget airlines in IndiaFree Reprint Articles,Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines saw a growth of 200%. While Go Airrecorded the 50% increase of its fleet size. The estimation is that theIndian aviation sector will about to increase 50% of overall capacityby 2010.

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