Rahul Bhatia

Group Managing Director,InterGlobe Enterprises

Rahul Bhatia is the group managing director for InterGlobe Enterprises where he is credited for laying the foundation for its flagship business of air transport management in 1989.

He has led the development of a number of new businesses in the travel domain and continues to oversee recent diversification into aviation and hospitality.

He returned home to join his father's airline agency business, forming InterGlobe in 1989. IndiGo airlines was established in 2006 by Rahul Bhatia andĀ Rakesh Gangwal, each owning 50 percent of InterGlobe Aviation, the company that runs IndiGo.

Bhatiais the man in-charge of operations. With a net worth of $3.6 billion, he is the 38th richest Indian. IndiGo celebrated its 10th anniversary in August 2016.

After the latest order of 250 aircraft placed in 2014, IndiGo will be getting delivery of a new aircraft every nineĀ  days till 2027.

Summing up all the acquisitions since 2005, the airlines' fleet will reach 530 in all, Bhatia said.

IndiGo has a 39.9% share of the domestic market by passengers,and flies 133 Airbus A320 planes.