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 on April 7, 2017, the highest ever by an airline in the history of Indian Civil Aviation,” the report said. IndiGo President Aditya Ghosh said, “We at IndiGo are thrilled on having flown 900 flights in one day for the first time. I understand it is some kind of a record for civil aviation in India. Now the team is excited and is striving to reach the 1,000 flight milestone. Thank you to the hundreds of thousands of travellers who choose IndiGo every day.” IndiGo continues to be the market leader in the Indian airline industry. It had cornered 39.5 per cent of the market in February 2017, taking the twomonth aggregate to 39.6 per cent. It carried 34.19 lakh passengers in February . As per Aditya Ghosh, the airline aims to reach the 1,000-flight milestone as soon as possible.