The company’s flights business turned profitable in 2015. Goibibo claims that their domestic air ticketing business has grown by more than 115% which is 6 times the growth of the market in the last one year and also outgrowing all other OTA’s. Mobile is becoming the primary channel for Goibibo, which contributes to 65% of the flight bookings and 82% of hotel their bookings.
The new feature allows passengers to get real time data on the flight schedule, air craft type, gate number, baggage carousel information. In addition to this, passengers get notified on delays with estimated time of departure and arrival; change in terminal and gate information. The third aspect to the new feature, which parents will definitely appreciate, is that it enables friends/ families of the passenger to track their journey as well as get notified on arrival information or change in schedules.
Ashish Kashyap, Founder & CEO, Ibibo Group said : “Flight tracking and status information is first of its kind. This is in line with our focus of constantly delivering unique consumer experiences and at the same enhancing our travel social network, goContacts. We have an exciting line up of innovative product releases for all our categories comprising Air, hotels, Bus and Cars”