Rahul Bhatia

  Group Managing Director

  InterGlobe Enterprises

Rahul Bhatia is the Group Managing Director for InterGlobe Enterprises. He laid the foundation for the firm in 1989 with its flagship business of air transport management.

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.

His success mantra is four folds: Conviction, Risk Taking, Relationships and Planning & Operational Excellence.

Rahul holds a degree in electrical engineering from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. He worked for IBM briefly. He returned home to join his father's airline agency business, forming InterGlobe in 1989.

IndiGo Airlines was established in 2006 by Rahul Bhatia and Rakesh Gangwal, each owning 50 percent of InterGlobe Aviation, the company that runs IndiGo. Bhatia i s the man in charge of operations. With a net worth of $3.6 billion, he isthe 38th richest Indian.

The airline is the only carrier in India to have had eight consecutive years of profit  which  in  financial  year  2016 reached 19.9 billion rupees.

 

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