Kolkata, May 13 : Keeping its commitment to support the nation and the government, IndiGo has exceeded its own record by uplifting the highest ever tonnage carried on a passenger flight in ‘freighter mode’. The IndiGo CarGo team set another record by uplifting 20,212 kgs on its Kochi-Abu Dhabi freighter flight 6E 9014 on May 12, 2020 by outpacing its last record of 19,193 kgs on an Airbus 320 Kochi-Abu Dhabi flight. The CarGo team of the airline transported a total 70.27 CBM of fruits and vegetables by following all safety measures in the flight.
Ronojoy Dutta, Chief Executive Officer, IndiGo said, “We have been successful in yet again raising the bar by uplifting 20.21T CarGo on 6E 9014 from Kochi to Abu Dhabi while using our A-320 passenger aircraft in a ‘freighter mode’. We are proud to play a part in maintaining and supporting supply chains in and out of the country at this critical time." "I would like to congratulate the CarGo team on their consistent efforts to enhance efficiencies. At IndiGo, we are pleased to contribute in the nation’s time of need as well as adapting our business with innovative solutions,” he said. Mr Dutta further added, “We are grateful to the government for allowing us to carry cargo in the cabin, which has enabled these operations during the lockdown period.” (UNI)