IndiGo Airlines yesterday launched international operations with its first international flight from India. Flight 6E from Delhi to Dubai carried 162 passengers on board and departed 8 minutes ahead of time, and arrived in Dubai 9 minutes earlier than scheduled.
IndiGo is the fifth airline to operate on the busy Delhi - Dubai route and will offer the ninth frequency overall of all airlines. The present competition on the route is as follows
Emirates - 28 weekly flights
Air India - daily flights, 1636236 seat miles
Kingfisher - daily flights, 1522080 seat miles
Jet Airways - 5 weekly flights, 978480 seat miles
On 8th September, IndiGo will launch operations on the even busier Delhi - Bangkok route becoming the eighth carrier on the route.
IndiGo's international expansion plans and flight schedules could be found here.