IndiGo has been named as India’s third largest airline in terms of market share.

IndiGo has been named as India’s third largest airline in terms of market share.The budget-carrier overtook the state-run Air India during November, according to figures from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).

IndiGo now has 17.3 per cent share of India’s domestic market as compared – up from 17.1 per cent in the previous month based on the DGCA data.

The airline has a fleet consisting of 31 Airbus A320s and offers 207 daily flights to Delhi, Chennai as well as to smaller destinations such as Agartala,Goa, Guwahati, Dibrugarh, Patna, Pune, Srinagar and Vadodara.

“It’s on expected line. IndiGo has expanded very fast and has maintained very high fleet utilisation level. Their flight occupancy is the highest in the industry. We expect them to be number two by early 2011,” said the Centre for Asia Pacific India’s head, Kapil Kaul.

Written by Erin Marshall

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