Best Airline in India 2018

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Civil Aviation in India is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. As of November 2018, India's domestic aviation market is ranked as the third largest in the world and is expected to reach top rank in the next 10 to 15 years. A lot of this is credited to the increase in competition among the domestic carriers in India. Over the past couple of years, homegrown carriers have consistently offered low prices for air travel while maintaining and improving their services. This has resulted in the influx of customers opting for air travel which is gradually increasing with each successive year. Domestic airlines are also actively trying to push out accommodative schedules, more package deals and convenient booking systems to keep their consumer base happy. But with so much competition and choices, which one should you choose for the best flying experience? To help ease your decision, we have here, a comprehensive list of some of the best airlines in India which you can consider for your next flight.

Here is the list of 7 Best Airline in India 2018

1. Indigo - Holidify Explorer Awards 2018 Winner

As of June 2018, Indigo commands a substantial 42% share of the Indian Aviation market. It has the largest fleet size in India and consequently can transport the largest number of passengers each year. Frequent flyers regularly choose Indigo for the cheapest flight fares, and deals offered year round.

2. Air India

Despite its recent struggles, Air India continues to be one of the most sought-after airline by the people of India for domestic as well as international travel. It offers some of the cheapest fares while also providing the most luggage capacity (25 kg for the economy class) among all the airlines which is highly appreciated by flyers. Air India's solid belief in offering the warmest of hospitalities is symbolised by their mascot, 'The Maharajah'.

3. Jet Airways

Jet Airways has solidly cemented its place as the best full-service airline in India operating both nationally and internationally. Its central hub of operations is at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai. Jet Airways currently flies to 67 destinations, domestically and internationally. The consumer base has regularly heralded this airline as one of the most punctual airlines throughout the year. Jet Airways also offers some of the best in-flight comfort and entertainment to its customers, keeping with their motto 'The Joy of Flying'.

4. Vistara

The newest addition to the Indian domestic market, Vistara is a joint venture between Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines. Vistara is quickly becoming popular for its affordable travel rates coupled with premium hospitality. The name 'Vistara' is symbolic of its vision of infinite expansion and the desire of the airline to become the best flight service provider to the people.

5. SpiceJet

SpiceJet headquartered in Gurgaon, India is a popular low-cost airline in India. In terms of the number of domestic passengers carried each year, it is ranked fourth in the country. 312 daily flights are in operation under SpiceJet across 55 destinations; 48 of which are national while 7 are international. The premium services of this airline are offered under the banner of SpiceMax. These premium services include complimentary meals, priority check-in and boarding, extra legroom, etc.

6. GoAir

Owned by the conglomerate Wadia Group, GoAir started operations in November of 2005. Since then, it has managed to command 8.4% of the market share in terms of the number of passengers carried each year. GoAir is primarily a budget airline, but it has introduced its 'frequent flyer programme' GO CLUB which offers premium services such as access to airport lounges and free upgradation to 'Go Business' (business class).

7. AirAsia

AirAsia is a Malaysian budget airline carrier which recently started operating in India under its subsidiary AirAsia India. With this AirAsia became the first foreign airline carrier to set up a subsidiary in India. Kempegowda International airport near Bengaluru serves as its primary base of operations. AirAsia India offers some of the best hospitality to their customers at unbelievably low prices. For ten years in a row, AirAsia has bagged numerous awards and has been hailed as the best budget airline internationally.

So, be sure to hop on a plane the next time you plan a trip. It is a guarantee that with the airlines listed above, you will always have a good flying experience.

This post was published by Joysurjya Hagjer

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