Swot Analysis Of Indian Airlines

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IndiGo Airlines – Desi Airline, Videshi Flight
Indian Aviation Industry
The Indian aviation sector is growing smoothly. Total air traffic rose from 73 million passengers in FY 2006 to 144 million passengers in FY 2011 . The high growth path can be credited to India’s 11th Five Year Plan (2007–2012) which is formulated by the planning commission. This phase saw the execution & completion of four international airport projects with the help of public–private partnership (PPP) mode, and also saw five Indian carriers going and serving on international routes.

With massive globalization and Indian metros becoming financial and IT hubs, India is rapidly making positive strides in the aviation sector and currently is the ninth largest civil aviation market in the world. According to the Ministry of Civil Aviation in India, we will be the third largest aviation market in the world by 2020.
Currently as per the DGCA website the market share of Domestic Indian Airlines is as follows -:

(Fig 1)Source: http://dgca.nic.in/reports/Market.pdf

IndiGo has the largest share of the pie and is now expanding globally as well with flights operating to Singapore, Dubai, Thailand, KL, Muscat and more in the pipe line. These destinations are among the O & D (Origin and Departure) pairs for India. These destinations can also serve as the major hub for flight stoppages on longer routes in future.
IndiGO: The first step towards the blue skies

IndiGo was started in 2006 by Rakesh Gangwala and Rahul Bhatia of Inter Globe Enterprises. Inter Globe held 51.12% stake in the airline and 48% was held by Caelum Investments, a Virginia based firm, operated by Rakesh Gangwala.
IndiGo placed a strong order of 100 Airbus A320-200 aircraft in June 2005 with pl...

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Management -:
 Rahul Bhatia, MD
 Aditya Ghosh, President
Systems – Growing and expanding and insuring it puts in place a more secure, safe and efficient landing system that also saves fuel and promotes greener environment, IndiGo Airlines steered the first-ever required navigation performance (RNP) approach.
IndiGo has teamed up with Quo-vadis, a subsidiary of Airbus International, the apex body, Airports Authority of India (AAI), and the government division of Directorate-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to ensure safe landing facilities and practices at various airports. IndiGo become the first carrier in India which was given the green signal to implement this effective, efficient, fuel-saving practice. RNP technology can be used by all IndiGo carriers, is a great way to attain savings and also promote safety.

Value Chain Analysis of IndiGo Airlines
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