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IndiGo to cut number of flights in February, March

Reuters  |  NEW DELHI 

(Reuters) - Airlines, the country's largest domestic carrier, said on Wednesday it would cut the number of flights it operates by 2 percent in February due to bad weather.

The Interglobe Aviation-owned company will also reduce some flights in March as a "proactive measure", it said in a statement.

The told the country's regulator it had cancelled 49 flights on Wednesday.

IndiGo, India's largest by fleet size and number of passengers, cancelled the flights as a precautionary measure as it experienced bad weather, it said in a statement.

"This resulted in extended duty times which then made it necessary to re-roster our crew," said.

said it has informed all its passengers about the move in advance, and that its operations would be normalized by March 31.

(Reporting by Sudarshan Varadhan; Editing by Jan Harvey)

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First Published: Wed, February 13 2019. 22:45 IST