COVID-19: IndiGo offers to ferry medicines, equipment

Source :IANS
Author :IANS
Last Updated: Wed, Mar 25th, 2020, 21:32:58hrs

New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) The country's largest airline by market share, IndiGo, has offered to assist the government by ferrying medicine, equipment and other relief samples across the country.

"I know you must be facing major logistical challenges in moving medicine, equipment and relief supplies from one part of the country to another. We at IndiGo would be extremely proud to be associated with this critical life-saving activity at this hour of great need for our nation," said Ronojoy Dutta, CEO of IndiGo, in a letter to Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri.

"Please be assured that all our employees are highly motivated in the service of this country and are eagerly looking for opportunities in which to contribute. We would consider it an honour if you would engage us in this activity," said Dutta.

The airline said it has aircraft and the crew covering major cities across India and is willing to fly in the service of the nation.

--IANS

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