In response to their plight, GoAir offers to fly displaced migrant workers home
India, 28 March 2020: India's millions of migrant workers are the most affected sections of our society during the ongoing 21-day lockdown in view of COVID-19. In response to their plight and after seeing scenes of workers trying to walk hundreds of kilometres home with their families including children, GoAir has reached out to the Ministry of Civil Aviation and offered its services to fly these workers and their families to the airports closest to their homes.
GoAir is the aviation foray of India’s 283-year-old Wadia Group that comprises leading brands including 156-year-old Bombay Burmah, 140-year-old Bombay Dyeing, 101-year-old Britannia Ltd., 65-year-old National Peroxide Limited, the decade old Bombay Realty and many others. The 14-year old airline has flown 82.5 million passengers since its inception in 2005.
GoAir flies to 35 destinations that include 27 domestic destinations namely Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Bagdogra, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu, Kochi, Kolkata, Kannur, Leh, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Port Blair, Pune, Ranchi, Srinagar and Varanasi, as well as 8 international destinations namely Phuket, Male, Muscat, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Bangkok, Kuwait, and Dammam.
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