Awards and Recognition

Awards and Recognition

Go First continues to build on its foundations laid down since the launch of its maiden flight. From a fledging network of four aircraft in 2006, to a blue and white liveried fleet of 37 state-of-the-art Airbus A320 aircraft the airline has grown from strength to strength. Go First flies to 39 destinations-29 domestic and 10 international. Throughout its journey, the airline has remained focused on its principles of punctuality, affordability, and convenience. As Go First completes 15 years of operations, here’s looking at the milestones so far.



  • Ranked amongst the top two safest airlines in India by the Safe Travel Barometer with a rating of 4.1 out of 5 
  • Accredited with a FOUR STAR Low-Cost Carrier Rating for 2021 by APEX (Airline Passenger Experience Association)



  • Best Airline Award – First edition of the Andaman Tourism Awards 2019 for best on-time performance for 12 months in a row
  • India’s Greatest Brand – Pride of the Nation – Aviation category at the 4th edition of India’s Greatest Brands & Leaders (IGBL 2018/19) and the 12th edition of the Asian Business and Social Investor Round Table Forum (ABSIF 2019)
  • India’s Most Trusted Brand - International Brand Consulting (IBC) Corporation USA
  • Highest On Time Performance at 85.1% amongst all domestic airlines in August – DGCA



  • Silver category award – Digixx 2018 Awards for ‘World No Tobacco Day’ 
  • Gold Award – Email marketing at the 7th Global Customer ACEF Engagement Forum and Awards 2018
  • Best Integrated Media Campaign – Fourth Indian Digital Marketing Awards 2018
  • Hospitality India Award – Best Preferred Domestic Carrier in the airline category
  • Fastest growing airline in the world – Routesonline-a leading aviation portal



  • Best Operational Excellence Asia-Pacific and Africa (Small and medium-sized fleet) – Airbus Award 



  • India’s Second Most Trusted Airline Brand – Brand Trust Report, India Study 



  • Best Onboard Service for a Domestic Airline – Today’s Traveller Award
  • Cargo Airline of the Year – The Stat Trade Times  



  • Best Onboard Service for a Domestic Airline – Today’s Traveller Award



  • Best Regional Low Cost Carrier in Western India – MRO India Awards 



  • Best Domestic Airline for On Time Performance - Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA International Award)
  • Best Performing Airline – Safari India Awards 



  • India’s Leading Budget/Low Cost Carrier – Indian Hospitality Excellence Awards  



  • Best Domestic Airline for Excellence in Quality and Efficient Service –Pacific Area Travel Writers Association