There was a pilot ‘mismatch,’ but things under control, says IndiGo COO on flight cancellations


While admitting there was a “slight mismatch” in the availability of pilots that had impacted its operations, IndiGo’s senior executive reiterated the situation was under control now, and that the airline plans to add at least 20 captains a month going forward.

“We have curtailed our schedule by 30 flights a day, till the end of the March. There are rumours floating around on the number of daily cancellations. Those are not correct,” Chief Operating Officer Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, told Moneycontrol. 

The country’s largest airline had announced the revised schedule earlier this week. Its operations had been impacted since February 7, when hailstorms initially led to a diversion of 11 flights, and later to scores of cancellations. Read More

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