Sunday, July 29, 2018

Flight cancellations hit over 1.08 lakh IndiGo passengers till May this year: Govt data

Over 1.08 lakh passengers were affected because of the large-scale flight cancellations by IndiGo, government data has revealed. During the first five months of the year, up to May, the no-frills carrier cancelled 1,824 flights, impacting 1,08,549 passengers, the highest among the domestic carriers.

The figures were shared by Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha in a written reply in the Lok Sabha.

However, the reasons for the flight cancellations were not given in his reply. Asked for its response, an IndiGo spokesperson said, "A significant reason for flight cancellations from January to May was grounding of neo planes, delivery delays and bad weather conditions in different parts of the country at different times."
29/07/18 PTI/