GoAir gears up for a massive fleet expansion

Mumbai, India -Indian budget carrier GoAir gears up for a new phase of growth. The company has launched a tender for 20 widebody and 200 single-aisle jets.

Earlier this month, chief executive Jeh Wadia announced the growth plan of GoAir. According to this plan, the airline will add at least one plane on average every month.

GoAir has transported 76 million passengers since it launched its operations on Nov. 2005. The Indian low-cost is now aiming to reach 100 million passengers over the next two years.

The daily flight frequency of the airline increased by 41% to over 325, compared with 230 daily flights of the last year.

GoAir currently operates 16 Airbus A320-200 and 37 A320neo. It also has 107 A320neo on order. The all classic A320s in the carrier's fleet with the new generation A320neos.

The operator also considers launching long-haul routes with larger jets, but it's not officially confirmed yet.