ixigo, a travel marketplace has announced that the ixigo Trains App has emerged as the world’s 6th most downloaded travel app on Google Play store. As per Sensor Tower’s November 2018 data report, ixigo trains app features in the top 10 downloaded apps in the travel segment, just behind Uber, Grab and Google Earth.
With nearly 30 million monthly active users and 120 million app downloads, ixigo has witnessed phenomenal growth over the last year. The company has also seen 6x growth in transactions touching 1.2 million passenger bookings per month for flights, hotels, buses and trains. ixigo is now focusing on its trains app to capitalise on growth from the “next billion users” from Tier II and III towns.
Commenting on the achievement, Aloke Bajpai, CEO & Co-Founder, ixigo said, “
Rajnish Kumar, CTO & Co-Founder, added, “With our deep product and technology focus, we have been able to grow organically at a much faster rate than all other major travel players in the Indian market. Our team spends a lot of time understanding how different the behaviour and requirements are for a Tier II/III city traveller. We have built a really simple, easy to use and localised app that is lightweight and works offline.”