Low-cost carrier IndiGo has become the first airline in India to operate 1,500 daily departures. The airline operates these flights to 83 destinations and with over 2,50,000 passengers daily. Ronojoy Dutta, CEO, IndiGo said “We are very pleased to be the first Indian airline to touch 1500 daily departures, with one flight taking off every minute. The simple philosophy of offering low fares and on-time, courteous, hassle-free service has been the foundation of IndiGo’s growth story and the development of unparalleled network in India. Flying over 2,50,000 customers every day, we are on a mission to promote trade, tourism and economic growth by increasing mobility and accessibility across the length and breadth of the country. The year 2019 has been eventful with many new partnerships, orders and milestones. We are optimistic about 2020 and our endeavour will be to build focus cities and traffic corridors that connect India to the world”. In the recent past, the airline has announced code share agreement with Qatar Airways that is aimed at strengthening the airline’s international operations.