IndiGo introduces stair lifts for disabled passengers

India’s biggest budget airline by market share IndiGo announced the rollout of stair lifts for disabled passengers at airports where ramps are not available.

IndiGo airline is the largest airline in India operating a fleet of 78 Airbus A320 aircraft to 36 domestic and International destinations. IndiGo is the only airline in the world regularly operating a boarding ramp allowing wheel chairs and stretchers to be taken right into the aircraft effortlessly.

However, boarding ramps are not available at all airports served by IndiGo. “IndiGo is proud to be the first airline in India with dedicated stairlifts for passengers with special needs.” a spokesperson for the budget carrier said. “At airports around the country that do not use ramps, we will be introducing these motorised chairs that enable passengers to board and deplane in complete comfort.”

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