IndiGo to soon start flights to China, other countries

India's low-cost private airlines "IndiGo" will soon begin operating flights to China, Vietnam, Myanmar and Saudi Arabia, among other countries, as the carrier expands its international network.

"IndiGo" is India's largest domestic carrier with a market share of 42.5 percent as of January. With a fleet of more than 200 planes, it operates over 1,300 daily flights.

According to IndiGo's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ronojoy Dutta, the airline will be looking at ambitious expansion in the international market, where it will utilize around 50 percent of its new capacity.

The airline will open new routes to China, Vietnam, Myanmar, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) countries, while also increasing frequency on existing routes.

(With input from Xinhua News Agency)