ixigo.com ,a travel search engine based in Gurgaon, India, and a mobile travel application developer for Android has launched a new feature which enables users to check the near accurate probability of the ticket for any given train’s wait-listed status.With over 1.5 million monthly active users, ‘ixigo trains & hotels’, will now get PNR confirmation predictions in addition to the market-leading information, search & planning tools for train travellers.

PNR prediction feature also shows the probability of getting your ticket confirmed if already booked and solves a huge pain area for millions of daily train travellers.

 

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Talking about the new feature, Rajnish Kumar, Co­-founder & CTO said,

ixigo has always believed in simplifying the lives of travelers and one of the pain areas we wished to solve was to make it easier for train travelers to decide whether they should book a waitlisted seat / berth on a train or not. Over 50,000 PNR status checks and nearly 200,000 train information requests are done on our app every day. This was an interesting big data project and we are happy with the outcome. Our machine learning algorithms will keep improving the accuracy of the system with every new train PNR tracked inside our apps. We expect to go from the current 90% accuracy to 95% accuracy pretty quickly.

ixigo works towards giving travellers a one-stop-shop to get all their travel related answers.It has always believed in simplifying the lives of travelers and one of the pain areas we wished to solve was to make it easier for train travelers to decide whether they should book a waitlisted seat / berth on a train or not.

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