INDIGO

INDIGO

Indigo

Interglobe Aviation Ltd is the parent company of Indigo airlines. It is well-known for its low-cost airline segment. Indigo has it’s headquarter at Gurugram (formerly Gurgaon), Haryana, India. It is one of the biggest airline in India by passengers carried and fleet size. It has 38% market percentage as of august 2017. The company is also the largest individual Asian low-cost carrier in terms of jet fleet size and passengers carried. It is also the 7th largest carrier in Asia with over 41 million passengers carried in 2016. The airline operates to 48 destinations both domestic and international. It has its primary hub at Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi India. Indigo airline founded by Mr. Rahul Bhatia and Rakesh Gangwal who is a USA based India, as a private company in 2006. It took delivery of its first aircraft in July 2006 and commenced operations a month later. The airline became the largest Indian carrier in passenger market share in 2012. The company went public in November 2015.

How do I Check-in my baggage at airport?

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Check in Baggage steps and procedures for indigo airlines

Check in baggage process is easy and simple. Indigo airlines tried to make it as simple as possible for travelers.

  1. Go to the check-in booth for your airline. A Baggage drop facility is available at the Indigo Check-in counter. It is available next to the ticket counter.
  2. Place your luggage one piece at a time. Hand your identification or passport with your flight number booking slip to the counter clerk.
  3. They will take your luggage. Please, attach the destination tag and send it into the airport to your destination plane.
  4. They will hand you your boarding pass and return your identification. Also, they will request to proceed to the appropriate gate.

Also Read “How much baggage can I check-in?” for all Indigo check in baggage queries.

Cool Travel Hacks

  1. Water Bottles: – Always carry an empty water bottle with you. You can avoid paying extra charges for every water bottle at airport. You can use your water bottle to refill water and use it for yourself.
  2. Google Translate: – Communication is always a big challenge if you are traveling. It is a big problem for people who travel outside the country. You can reduce your pain by downloading Google Translate and. Offline feature of this application can help you a lot during your trip.
  3. Charging cable: – It is very common between us that we forgot to carry adapter while traveling. People like me, always charge the phone by plug-in the cable in laptop. We might not carry laptop on every trip but we can use the cable to charge phone by plug-in into hotel TV (Television) USB spot.
  4. Offline Map: – None want to struggle in streets while on trips. It is always good to use applications such as Google map which can help you while you are struggling in streets. You can use the offline mode to find your ways and save your time.

Indigo seat charges on preferred seats for domestic and international travelers

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Indigo seat charges on preferred seats for domestic and international travelers

We all know that indigo seat charges are there if you want a preference on your seat. You have to pay little extra bucks to get a window seat or any other preferred seat. Low cost carriers make money by selling frills – food, extra baggage allowance, priority boarding, preferred seats. Given below are the Indigo seat charges for people who want their preferred seat while traveling.

ROW NO. SEAT DOMESTIC INTERNATIONAL

1,12,13

Window/Middle/Aisle

INR 600

INR 800

2 to 10

Window/Middle/Aisle

INR 300

INR 400

11

Window/Middle/Aisle

INR 200

INR 300

14 to 20

Window/Aisle

INR 200

INR 300

14 to 20

Middle

NIL

NIL

21-30

Window/Middle/Aisle

NIL

NIL

Indigo seat charges were started in the year 2013. Along with Indigo, few more airlines started charging passengers on their seat preference. The decision came after DGCA 2013 circular. Airlines companies got freedom to take control on seat distribution. It helped companies to generate more revenue.

You must be wondering why airlines charges for seats. Well, Airlines are allowed to charge for allocated seating, but the CAA is to look at whether passengers are being treated fairly, and whether any charges they need to pay to sit together are made clear before they book. Airlines’ seating policies which result in extra charges to sit together often infuriate passengers.

Indigo also announced premium seats for it’s users. Passengers can book premium seats by paying little extra amount. According to IndigoSeatPlus plan, passengers can pay INR500 to sit in row 1,2, 12, 13 on a domestic flight and INR800 for the same rows on an international flight. For all other window and aisle seats which are pre-booked, a passenger will be charged Rs 200 for a domestic flight and Rs 300 for an international flight.

Flight Delays & cancellations at Indigo

Flight Delays & cancellations at Indigo

Being a traveler, flight delays are one of the biggest fears of me while traveling. I always reach airport before time to make sure that my flight is on time. None ever want to miss their flight. I would like to share few good information on flight delays which will help you in your travel journeys. As per the DGCA, airline is bound to pay compensation for delay in flights. If the delay exceeds 24 hours the airline is also supposed to provide free accommodation to its passengers. You have below rights if your flight is not on time –

  • You’ll receive ticket fare along with INR5000 as compensation. If the flight time is 1 hour.
  • If the flight time is between 1–2 hours you will get ticket fare along with INR7500 as compensation.
  • A passenger can get INR10000 as compensation if the flight time is more than 2 hours.

Also, if you need to travel urgently, the airline is also required to accommodate you in another flight and bear the cost of it.

It is pretty important as a consumer to know your rights!

However, this information will generate few more questions in your mind. If we talk about Indigo, they are pretty much clear about their flight delays and cancellations policy. They have provided complete information on their website which includes detailed information. You can simply visit the site and get the exact information.

Given below are most common questions on flight delays.

How am I going to receive information if my flight is delay?

This is common question comes to a travelers mind while booking a flight. So let me tell you if you have provided Airline Company your SMS-capable mobile phone number while booking, then companies like IndiGo will notify you in advance through an SMS on your mobile phone. Passengers will also receive the revised itinerary on their registered email address.

Indigo recommend all passengers to provide correct phone number and email address at the time of booking. It enable the company to inform passengers in unforeseen cases of flight delays or cancellations. You can update your contact details on the View/Change Booking page on Indigo website.

For more information on flight delays & cancellation you can also check the official GoIndigo page here

IndiGo offer discount on flight tickets ahead of New Year

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IndiGo offer discount on flight tickets ahead of New Year

Every New Year comes with great discount offers. In order to cash-in the vacations, every airline company come up with different discount offers.  With the end of year 2017, every airline company is gearing up to cash in on people planning vacations early next year, or those who’re frequent domestic flyers.  Domestic airline giant IndiGo is the first in line, offering flights starting from Rs 1,005. Yes it is absolutely true. As per new IndiGo offer promotion going on in market for coming year 2018, people can book flights from Indigo’s portals to avail this offer.

Indigo is all set to capture as much as customers to increase the number of passengers and double their benefits. IndiGo is going to offer special prices which starts from INR1099 for selected flights between Kolkata and Ranchi. The IndiGo website says you can travel for an all-inclusive ticket price of Rs 1,005 on select flights from Bagdogra to Guwahati. The airline’s other offers are Jammu to Srinagar (Rs 1,112), Coimbatore to Chennai (Rs 1,195) and Kochi to Chennai (Rs 1,215).

Things to remember

Isn’t it great to travel in this low amount? Being a traveler I love this discount season. Most of us plan our trips to celebrate New Year. People including me, likes to enjoy these moments with their family and friends. The best way to do is, plan a trip with them to create memories. Whenever I see such discount offers, I became unstoppable. Discounts can help me in planning my trip budget. I can spend my saved money on other different things. Everybody loves the discounted rates while making trip plans.

However, I would always suggest everyone to please read the offer terms and conditions carefully before using the discount offer. I have seen so many instances where people became helpless because of the offer terms and conditions. I don’t want anyone to face problems. Journey is all about happiness and moments. None want to ruin their journey because of hidden terms and condition. If you have seen any instance like this and want to share with us then don’t wait. Please write to us at [email protected] and share your story. We will publish the story. Also if you have any feedback or suggestion for us then contact us here anytime. We love to hear from everyone.

What should I do if GATE number is not mentioned on Indigo airlines boarding pass

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Indigo Airlines Boarding Pass

Here is what you can do if you don’t find Gate number mentioned on your Indigo Airlines Boarding Pass

People use airline travel to save their time and experience a memorable journey. At airports, everyone likes to get into the aircraft as soon as possible because waiting is too boring for everyone. But what if you don’t know where to go when you reach airport? When you see at your boarding pass and you didn’t find the gate number. This commonly happens with people who use Web Check In with IndiGo airlines. You might not see your gate number mentioned on Indigo Airlines boarding pass.

Gate numbers are provided only a few hours before the arrival or departure of a flight as this depends on the Parking Bay number allotted by the Apron department of the airport. It is common that Indigo airlines boarding pass doesn’t have your gate number printed. First thing you don’t need to feel lost in this situation. Calm yourself down and follow given below information to solve this problem.

Check FIDS (Flight Information Display System): These are the monitors available at every airport that shows the status, time and gate numbers for the flights of every airline carrier present at that particular airport. You can simply have a look on the board and get the information which you are looking for.

Visit Check-in Counter: You can simply visit the check-in counter and ask customer service representative about your gate number.

Tip:- Being a traveler, I have some tip for you in this situation. If you have some time available with you then you can get a fresh boarding pass from a self-check-in kiosk.  You put the information required and get a boarding pass printed just before your flight and I am sure you will get the gate information in your fresh boarding pass.

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