Kolkata, May 4 : In its endeavour to provide support to the nation in the current scenario, IndiGo operated three international CarGo flights, to and from Singapore and Maldives. IndiGo flights from Mumbai-Male-Mumbai, Trivandrum-Male-Trivandrum on May 2, and Mumbai-Bengaluru-Singapore-Mumbai on April 30, 2020 transported over 50 Tonnes of cargo including pharmaceuticals, fruits and vegetables in the belly and cabin. The flights were operated while observing all precautionary measures, an IndiGo spokesperson here on Monday said.
Ronojoy Dutta, Chief Executive Officer, IndiGo said, “We have been successfully using our A-320 passenger aircraft in a ‘freighter mode’ helping maintain and support supply chains in and out of the country at this critical time. Having previously operated these CarGo flights to the Gulf region, we have now operated these flights to Singapore from Bangalore and to Maldives from Trivandrum and Mumbai. While flying medical supplies, fresh vegetables and other export cargo, IndiGo continues to contribute and adapt its business to the needs of the hour”.
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)