IndiGo operates 900 flights on single day

Aims to reach the 1,000-flight milestone, says Aditya Ghosh

IndiGo operates 900 flights on single day
No-frills carrier IndiGo created a record of sorts by operating 900 flights on a single day, the highest for any Indian airline.

The milestone underlines IndiGo’s position as the largest and fastest growing carrier with 131 Airbus aircraft connecting 44 destinations, the airline said in a statement.

“IndiGo adds yet another feat to its swelling list of milestones by operating 900 flights yesterday (April 7), the highest ever by an Indian airline in the history of Indian Civil Aviation,” it said.

IndiGo president Aditya Ghosh said, “We at IndiGo are thrilled on having flown 900 daily flights for the first time on Friday. I understand it’s some kind of a record for civil aviation in India. Now the team is excited to reach the 1,000 flight milestone. Thank you to the hundreds of thousands of travellers who choose IndiGo every day.”

Earlier, he tweeted, “Lucky no 7 for @IndiGo6E ... Yesterday 7th April we flew 900 flights a day for the first time! On our way to a 1000 keeping India moving!”

IndiGo continues to be the market leader in aviation market in India. It has cornered 39.5% of the market in February, taking the two-month aggregate to 39.6%. It carried 34.19 lakh passengers in February.

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