Indigo Partners orders 50 A321XLRs

Indigo Partners orders 50 A321XLRs

US Private Equity fund Indigo Partners and three of its airlines will acquire 50 Airbus A321XLR aircraft, 18 of which will be converted from existing orders and 32 new orders. Indigo has major ownership in several low cost airlines, including Frontier, Wizz Air,...

WOW dream ends after troubled few years

Almost seven years since starting its first flight, Iceland’s long-haul low-cost airline WOW Air has thrown the towel. The airline announced on March 28 that it has ceased all operations, following months of uncertainty over its future. WOW failed to attract new...

Buying or leasing? That’s the question

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Indigo buys Frontier

Possibly the worst kept industry “secret” is out – Frontier has been sold by Republic to Indigo Partners. Indigo Partners is a private equity firm established by Bill Franke in 2002. Mr Franke has a legendary background (also here) in the industry....