Inside India Podcast: Episode 10

09 August, 2023

Analysing the rapid growth of the Indian Aviation Industry with William Boulter, Chief Commercial Officer at IndiGo – India’s leading low-cost airline


The aviation industry in India has emerged as one of the fastest growing sectors in the country over the past few years. Robust demand, policy support by the government and increase in investments are some of the key drivers facilitating the growth of aviation in India. Currently, India has the third-largest aviation industry in the world and the fifth largest market for aircraft passengers both domestically and internationally. And when it comes to the domination of aviation in India, IndiGo is the largest passenger airline with highest market share. The company primarily operates in India’s domestic air travel market as a low-cost carrier with a focus on three pillars of offering low fares, being on-time and delivering hassle-free experience.

In today’s episode of Inside India, to discuss all things Indian Aviation, Ben Hayward is joined by William Boulter, the Chief Commercial Officer of IndiGo. Willy has been in the airline industry for over three decades and worked all over the world with airlines including Cathay Pacific, Virgin Atlantic, South African Airways, Etihad, and an Emirates-sponsored team in Angola. Willy was also the CEO of Russia’s first Low Cost Carrier, Sky Express.


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