Jun 22, 2021 | AS Team
● Two of the company’s apps feature amongst Top Travel and Navigation Apps Worldwide in Q1 2021 for downloads - With ixigo Trains app at number 10 & ConfirmTkt app at number 17
● ixigo Trains App also features amongst Top Travel and Navigation Apps Worldwide in Q1 2021 for time spent on Android phones
According to App Annie, ixigo trains app has emerged as the world’s 10th most downloaded travel and navigation apps on iOS app store and Google Play store (excluding games) in Q1 2021. Further, ConfirmTkt (acquired by ixigo earlier this year) has also featured amongst the Top 20 most downloaded travel and navigation apps in Q1 2021.
According to App Annie, globally, time spent in travel and navigation apps is up 86% YoY, leveling out to pre-pandemic levels. ixigo trains app has also been featured amongst the top 20 travel and navigation apps in Q1 2021 that users on Android phones have spent most time on.
In the past the company has launched AI and big data-based features, including its 100% AI-driven personalised travel assistant- TARA, Siri shortcuts and an AR coach position feature, making it easy for passengers to locate their coach positions at various railway stations across the country. The travel app has also launched an offline mode feature for passengers to check the running status of trains in the absence of the internet. ixigo also offers news, games, videos and other entertainment offerings on its trains app.
ixigo trains app is available in 8 Indian languages including - English, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada.
Commenting on the achievement, Aloke Bajpai, CEO & Rajnish Kumar, CTO, ixigo said, “We are happy to be featured as the 10th most downloaded travel and navigation apps on iOS app store and Google Play store in Q1 2021. We owe this growth and recognition to the love of our users and this further reiterates our commitment to innovate and offer value added customer-centric led solutions for travel related issues.”
Launched in 2007, ixigo is an AI-based travel app based in Gurugram, India. ixigo services Indian travelers and their travel utility, planning and booking problems using technology and artificial intelligence. Offering train, flight and bus utility & bookings, the company applies AI for deal discovery, personalized recommendations, airfare predictions & alerts, train delay prediction, PNR confirmation prediction and automated customer service.