IndiGo will slash ten per cent of its workforce as it downsizes to satisfy slipping demand from customers in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The major carrier in India previous thirty day period stated it would search for to slash more than £400 million in prices this calendar year.

In a letter to traders IndiGo chief government, Ronojoy Dutta, stated: “It is difficult for our firm to fly through this economic storm without having generating some sacrifices, in buy to maintain our small business functions.”

The airline, which has been grounded for many months as India imposed a rigorous lockdown, employs all-around 24,000 men and women – with two,four hundred work opportunities now on the line.

The firm controls all-around half of the Indian aviation current market and experienced been successful for the previous ten a long time.

IndiGo mostly focuses on very low-price tag domestic journey across the state.