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GoAir
IATA
G8
ICAO
GOW
Callsign
GO AIR
Founded2005
Commenced operationsNovember 2005
Hubs
Secondary hubs
Focus cities
Fleet size14 (+ 78 Orders)
Destinations21 (+1 Kumbh special 2013 VNS)
Company slogan"Fly Smart"
Parent companyWadia Group
HeadquartersWorli, Mumbai, India
Key peopleJehangir Wadia, MD
Giorgio De Roni, CEO
Websitewww.goair.in
 
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GoAir
IATA
G8
ICAO
GOW
Callsign
GO AIR
Founded2005
Commenced operationsNovember 2005
Hubs
Secondary hubs
Focus cities
Fleet size14 (+ 78 Orders)
Destinations21 (+1 Kumbh special 2013 VNS)
Company slogan"Fly Smart"
Parent companyWadia Group
HeadquartersWorli, Mumbai, India
Key peopleJehangir Wadia, MD
Giorgio De Roni, CEO
Websitewww.goair.in
Not to be confused with go!, the Hawaiian airline.

GoAir is an Indian low-fare airline based in Mumbai, India.[1] It operates domestic passenger services to 22 cities with 92 daily flights and approximately 638 weekly flights. Its main base is Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai.[2]

Go Airlines (India) Ltd. is the aviation foray of the Wadia Group. The airline operates its services under the brand GoAir. The airline uses Airbus A320 aircraft.

GoAir featured in the 2009 drama-documentary The Age of Stupid.[3]

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History

Go Air flight taking-off at Chandigarh Airport
A GoAir aircraft at Bengaluru International Airport.

GoAir was founded by Jehangir Wadia, currently the managing director of the airline. It launched commercial operations in November 2005. It is now wholly owned by the Wadia Group,[2] Mumbai based and majority owners of Bombay Dyeing and Britannia Industries.

Since January 2007, GoAir has been recording an average load factor of 86%. As part of its future outlook, GoAir will continue to purchase more aircraft and expand its route network.[citation needed]

Destinations

GoAir operates to 21 (+1 Varanasi kumbh special) destinations in India, with 102 daily flights and approximately 710 weekly flights[4]:

Fleet

GoAir's fleet consists of Airbus A320-200s, a medium range airliner with capacity of 180 passengers.

The fleet as of January 2013:[6][7][8]

GoAir Fleet[9]
AircraftIn ServiceOrdersPassengers
(Economy)
Notes
Airbus A320-200146[10]180one owned
13 dry leased
One equipped with Sharklets
Airbus A320neo72TBADeliveries begin 2015[11]
Total1479

Service

Being a no-frills airline, GoAir does not offer a complimentary meal service to its passengers. However, it does offer a buy-on-board in-flight meal programme. Café Coffee Day Snacks, sandwiches, parathas, cookies, nuts, soft drinks, Mineral water and other beverages are available on board. Passengers can buy these products by cash only.[citation needed]. Other duty free products are also available on board.

GoAir has a premium service known as Go Business in which the passengers, at a higher fare, get seats in the first two rows of the aircraft. Perks include more space with the middle seat remaining empty, as well as free meals and an increased luggage allowance.

GoAir also offers a frequent flyer service knows as GoClub.

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