The airline has additionally been allowed by the federal government to hold cargo of their planes to ferry meals, medication and medical tools.
- IANS New Delhi
- Last Updated: April 9, 2020, 1:34 PM IST
Budget airline IndiGo on Tuesday stated that it’s within the strategy of working greater than 30 aid flights “free of cost” to aide the Centre’s efforts in curbing COVID-19.
Accordingly, the airline has been allowed by the federal government to hold cargo of their planes to ferry meals, medication and medical tools within the nation’s battle towards the pandemic.
These flights are being operated by the corporate at its personal value, the airline stated.
According to Ronojoy Dutta, Chief Executive Officer, IndiGo: “We know how critical it is for health workers in every corner of the country to get immediate access to medical supplies, and we are grateful to be allowed to play a role, however modest, in this supply chain.”
“The employees of IndiGo would also like to salute our colleagues at Air India for the heroic work they have been doing in evacuating Indians and other nationals stranded in foreign countries.”