IndiGo Ranked World’s 6th Largest Carrier By Passenger Traffic: OAG


IndiGo, India’s leading low-cost carrier, has been ranked sixth in terms of passenger volume in the OAG Frequency & Capacity Statistics for March 2022.

According to the research report, IndiGo has carried out more than 2.02 million passengers in the month (as of 28 March 2022), which is the most for any Asian carrier.

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Not just that, IndiGo has also been named the world’s fastest-growing airline by OAG, with a 41.3 per cent growth in frequency in the month of March 2022. Furthermore, IndiGo is also ranked among the top ten airlines in the world by seat capacity for the month of March 2022, according to the research.

The OAG Frequency & Capacity Statistics data includes a monthly list of the 20 largest global airlines, as well as statistics on airport and route capacities. IndiGo is the sole Indian carrier on this list.


What is OAG?

OAG is a leading global travel data provider which has been powering the growth and innovation of the air travel ecosystem since 1929. Every day, we support millions of journeys across the globe, enabling a simpler, seamless, and more enjoyable travel experience.

With the world’s largest network of schedules and status data and leading-edge analytics tools, OAG enables our customers to make smarter decisions, better adapt to change, and create exceptional customer experiences.

OAG partners with some of the biggest global brands, airports, airlines, travel operators, and fast-growing start-ups to design the best services available today, and the finest innovations of tomorrow. Headquartered in the UK, OAG has global operations in the USA, Singapore, Japan, Lithuania, and China.


Mr Ronojoy Dutta, Wholetime Director and Chief Executive Officer, IndiGo said;


“It is exciting to see IndiGo among the top airlines in the world. It also is a moment of pride for India and a strong indicator that the nation is bouncing back strongly from the pandemic. With the easing of restrictions around the world, we look forward to opening more routes and frequencies. This will allow an even greater number of passengers to experience an affordable, on-time, safe and hassle-free travel experience, onboard our lean clean flying machine.”

In addition to the capacity increase in March 2022, IndiGo has recently announced the re-introduction of scheduled operations of more than 150 international flights from various airports in India in April. IndiGo has also added several new routes to its domestic network.

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Manish Khandelwal
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Manish Khandelwal, a travel-tech enthusiast with over a decade of experience in the travel industry. Founder and Editor-in-Chief of, he's passionate about writing.

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