The Indian Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) has awarded budget carrier GoAir (G8, Mumbai Int'l) its first international traffic rights following an application filed earlier this year.

According to the Hindustan Times, GoAir has been awarded the ensuing routes and frequencies:

- Mumbai Int'l or Delhi Int'l to Tehran Imam Khomeini (Iran) - 7x weekly;
- Mumbai or Delhi to Guangzhou or Kunming Changshui (China) - 7x weekly;
- Mumbai or Delhi to Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) - 7x weekly;
- Mumbai or Delhi to Malé (Maldives) - 7x weekly;
- Mumbai or Delhi to Baku (Azerbaijan) - 3x weekly;

- Delhi to Tashkent Yuzhny (Uzbekistan)/Almaty (Kazakhstan) - 4x weekly;

- Kochi Int'l or Bangalore Int'l to Doha Hamad Int'l (Qatar) - 7x weekly;
- Kochi/Thiruvananthapuram/Hyderabad Int'l/Kannur to Dammam (Saudi Arabia) - 7x weekly.

GoAir is expected to begin international operations early next year provided the destination country grants it reciprocal rights and suitable landing slots.

As it stands, GoAir operates twenty-one A320 Family aircraft on flights to twenty-two destinations around India.