IndiGo exploring plans to acquire widebody aircraft: CEO

    IndiGo CEO Ronojoy Dutta reported the LCC frequently discusses plans to acquire and operate widebody aircraft, adding “We are investigating it thoroughly” (The Hindu BusinessLine/Live Mint/Times of India/The Hindu/Economic Times, 27/28-Aug-2019). Mr Dutta noted: “We cannot copy anyone because no one has succeeded in terms of widebody low cost. We have to do something different”. He said IndiGo believes a business class product is necessary for airlines operating widebody aircraft, stating: “It would not make sense if we launch widebody aircraft without business class”.