Infographic – IndiGo fleet operations larger than Malaysia AirAsia

A brief comparison of select Asian low cost carriers shows India’s IndiGo (6E) airline larger than Malaysia’s AirAsia (AK) in terms of fleet operations.

Fleet comparison of select Asian low cost carriers IndiGo SpiceJet AirAsia Thai AirAsia flyDubai Air Arabia TigerAir
Fleet comparison of select Asian low cost carriers. Data compiled from various sources and accurate to the best of our information. We welcome feedback with correct statistics. AirAsia is only Malaysia (AK).

While AirAsia as a group is the largest low cost carrier in Asia, when broken up in to its various operating subsidiaries, the largest, Malaysia AirAsia with an airline code of AK has 73 aircraft compared to IndiGo’s 77. Both carriers operate an all Airbus A320 fleet. IndiGo also leads the comparison group with the most number of daily flights, and the number of routes.

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About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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  1. Interesting statistics however they do not take into account sector length, daily utilization, load factors or the mix of domestic and international operations. For example Flydubai and Air Arabia have no domestic operations and probably have the highest sector length and daily utilization.