GoAir is the brand name of the airline operating under Go Airlines (India) Ltd, a Wadia Group venture. The airline's operations were launched in November 2005. The airfares for this budget carrier are available at a marginally higher premium as compared to the cost of rail tickets throughout India. The airline follows a business model of 'punctuality, affordability and convenience' and is India's first air carrier to win the international award for "Excellent Services" from Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA). Billed as 'the Smart People's Airline' and with its theme of 'Fly Smart', GoAir has attained a high degree of popularity. In fact, the airline has recorded some of the industry's Highest Load factors since January, 2007.
Presently GoAir serves 18 destinations and operates 133 daily flights and some 931 weekly flights. The airports being served by GoAir include the ones at Delhi, Mumbai, Cochin, Pune, Patna, Guwahati, Srinagar, Jammu, Leh, Jaipur, Nanded, Nagpur, Lucknow, Chandigarh, Bangalore, Bagdogra, and Ahmedabad. The Chattrapati Shivaji International Airport of Mumbai serves as the airline's hub.
GoAir Pre-booking Charges for Extra Baggage
On GoAir flights, you can carry up to 15 kg of baggage without any charges. For extra baggage, you can pay a nominal charge and travel without worries. Excess baggage from 16 kg to 20 kg can be pre-booked at a charge of Rs. 100 per kg. Extra baggage above 20 kg would be charged at Rs. 300 per kg on GoAir flights. These charges are subject to revision from time to time. Separately, a cabin luggage of dimensions Length (55 cm) x Width (35 cm) x Height (25 cm) respectively is allowed with you for a weight of up to 7 kg. Additional weight attracts charges at the rate already mentioned. You can also carry on your laptop/handbag and duty- free shopping bags with you to the cabin, free of any charge. As per GoAir flight updates, cabin luggage is not allowed from airports like Jammu and Srinagar pertaining to the security regulations laid out by the government.
There are numerous ways of buying GoAir tickets. With the Internet becoming an indispensable business tool, GoAir offers the facility of booking online air tickets round the clock through its website www.GoAir.in. Tickets may also be bought from GoCallCentre, GoTravel Agents, and from the airport counters. Customers can also get tickets delivered at their homes in lieu of cash.
GoAir boasts a fleet of modern A320 aircrafts that are capable of reaching speeds of about 870 km/hr and carrying up to 180 passengers. Presently, the fleet strength is about 10 and the airline is constantly endeavouring to increase its fleet size.
ixigo Quick Help
ixigo.com offers facilities of search, compare and direct booking of GoAir flights. With our search option you can do quick searches on all flights of the airline to find the cheapest possible fares. You can also search routes and schedules by simply selecting your destination and port of departure from the easy-to-navigate ixigo website. It is also easy to find real-time flight status for all of the airline's flights on the ixigo website. For this you would need the travel dates, destinations and information on whether it's a one way or return journey. What you get is the exact status of the flight and lowest cut throat air fares. The website also has a fun slider bar that helps you to navigate around and choose flexi timings in case you want to customize your travel timings. You can also View/Modify airline bookings on the ixigo.com website.
GoAir Head Office:
Go Airlines (India) Ltd.
Paper Box House,
Off Mahakali Caves Road,
Tel: 91-22-6741 0000, Fax:91-22-6742 0008
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