IndiGo has received its IATA membership certificate, becoming the fourth Indian airline and the second low-cost operator from the country to join the association.
IATA membership will help the airline align with global practices developed by the association, as well as further strengthen its partnership portfolio and accelerate its international expansion, says IndiGo.
The association’s members in India include Air India, SpiceJet and Vistara.
IndiGo, which operates almost 1,500 daily flights to 60 domestic and 23 international destinations with a fleet of 247 aircraft, recently announced a one-way codeshare with Qatar Airways and partnered with Turkish Airlines last year to expand its international presence. This year the airline expanded into new international markets, including Turkey, Saudi Arabia, China, Myanmar and Vietnam.
“Being a member of IATA will help IndiGo grow its network faster by building relationships with other airlines,” says Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, IndiGo’s president and chief operating officer…