India’s low cost domestic airline, GoAir has received official approval from government to fly to nine countries including Iran, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. The airline expects to fly to the international skies early next year.
The Mumbai-based airline has taken more than two months for the Government approval for the overseas flying. Now Go Air flights can fly to the countries including Iran, China, Vietnam, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Saudi Arabia, a senior official said.
“We have got approval to fly to nine countries. We expect to start international operations from the next summer schedule,” GoAir Chief Executive Officer Wolfgang Prock-Schauer told PTI.
In general the summer schedule starts from the last Sunday of March and extends till last Saturday of October every year. Once Go Air starts flying, it would be the first Indian private airline to fly to any CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States). CIS countries for which the carrier has got flying approval include Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan.
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Go Airlines (India) Ltd, is the subsidiary of Wadia Group operating its services under the brand GoAir. The airline is Mumbai and established in 2005. The airline is low-cost domestic airline in India offering safe, secure and efficient journey to the passengers across 22 destinations within India.