IndiGo breaks own record by moving 19 tonnes cargo on Airbus A320
May 13, 2020: The Indian carrier IndiGo has broken its own record of uplifting the highest ever tonnage carried on an Airbus A320 aircraft with cargo on passenger seats.
May 13, 2020: The Indian carrier IndiGo has broken its own record of uplifting the highest ever tonnage carried on an Airbus A320 aircraft with cargo on passenger seats. The IndiGo CarGo team set a new world record by uplifting 19.19 tonnes on its Kochi-Abu Dhabi flight 6E 9061 on May 07, 2020, to transport essential supplies of fresh vegetables and fruit. This surpassed the earlier record of 19,080 kg on an A320 flight 6E 9059 from Chennai-Dubai.
Ronojoy Dutta, chief executive officer, IndiGo said, “We have been successfully using our A-320 passenger aircraft in a ‘freighter mode’ helping maintain and support supply chains in and out of the country at this critical time. Having previously operated these cargo flights at the highest ever tonnage, we have now exceeded our record by uplifting 19.19 tonnes cargo on 6E 9061 from Kochi to Abu Dhabi.”
It has been our endeavour to continuously raise the bar and provide our customers with more productive and tailor-made solutions. With this mission in mind, our team set a new World record when it uplifted 19,193 kg on its Kochi-Abu Dhabi flight. #LetsIndiGo #Aviation pic.twitter.com/drR3IcXk8l— IndiGo (@IndiGo6E) May 11, 2020