COVID-19 | IndiGo allows reservation of two seats for single passenger

IndiGo launched a scheme on July 17 permitting passengers to e-book two seats for themselves as an extra security measure amid the coronavirus pandemic.“The fees for the additional seat will probably be successfully as much as 25% of the unique reserving price. This supply is efficient journey beginning July 24, 2020,” the airline stated in a press release.The low-cost service stated the “6E double seat” scheme is not going to be accessible via journey portals, IndiGo name centre or airport counters. The scheme can solely be availed utilizing IndiGo’s web site.Lack of social distancing by different passengers is a prime concern amongst flyers, based on a survey by IndiGo that was performed on-line between June 20 and June 28 amongst 25,000 travellers.“Components akin to lack of social distancing by different passengers (62% of respondents), quarantine measures by States (55%) and sitting within the plane with so many individuals (55%) have been recognized as key deterrents for air journey,” the survey stated.On July 17, IndiGo’s chief technique and income officer Sanjay Kumar stated, “Despite the fact that air journey is the most secure mode of journey at this level, we perceive the purchasers’ emotional want for security.” “We had been receiving such requests and are blissful to introduce the choice to e-book two seats for a single passenger to make sure further security,” he added.

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