ixigo Trains App & ConfirmTkt Feature In Top 10 Downloaded Travel Apps (Worldwide & India) In 2022, As Per Data.ai  - GADGET-INNOVATIONS

ixigo Trains App & ConfirmTkt Feature In Top 10 Downloaded Travel Apps (Worldwide & India) In 2022, As Per Data.ai 

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  ixigo trains app ranked #8 worldwide and #2 in India by ‘Downloads’ in 2022

  ConfirmTkt (an ixigo group app) ranked #7 in India by ‘Downloads’ in 2022


According to a new report ‘State of Mobile 2023’ released by Data.ai (formerly App Annie), ixigo Trains App ranked #8 in the top 10 travel apps worldwide by ‘Downloads’ on iOS app store and Google Play store in 2022, becoming the only Indian OTA app featured in the top 10 most downloaded travel apps globally. ixigo trains app was also the second most downloaded app in India in 2022 and the most downloaded OTA app in India in the rankings. Further, ConfirmTkt (an ixigo group app) featured in the top 10 downloaded travel apps in India at #7.


The report highlights consistent resurgence in the travel market driven by strong pent up-demand with rail and coach booking apps registering maximum download growth globally of 28% between 2019-2022. Air travel demand also surged in 2022 with relaxation in global travel restrictions, re-opening of international borders and an increase in overall traveler confidence, with a lot of the new growth coming from the next billion users segment. Travelers are showcasing a desire to explore new experiences and tick off destinations from their travel bucket lists that were on hold for a long time.


The report also found that the total number of annual app downloads in India reached a new high of 29 billion in 2022, making it the second biggest market after China. In terms of total time spent on smartphones, Indians clocked a total of 0.75 trillion hours while China recorded 1.1 trillion hours.

The ixigo group (ConfirmTkt and ixigo trains) is the leading OTA for next billion users in India and the largest B2C partner OTA for IRCTC in terms of online train bookings in India. The ixigo trains apps offers travelers a slew of innovative AI and big data-based features, including its 100% AI-driven, personalized travel assistant- TARA, Siri shortcuts, and an augmented reality feature, making it easy for train 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 real-time train tracking in the absence of the internet. ConfirmTkt’s unique value proposition is built around predicting confirmation chances for waitlisted tickets and giving alternate travel and train recommendations. The Confirmtkt app provides an enhanced user experience to train travelers through innovative value-added features like Train Search - Seat / Berth Availability with predictions, PNR Status – plus confirmation predictions, Alternate Options, free cancellations, instant refunds and more.



New Delhi, 16th January 2023