New Delhi, Apr 27 (PTI) In a surprise announcement, no-frills airline IndiGo today said Aditya Ghosh would step down as its President and Whole Time Director while promoter Rahul Bhatia would become the interim CEO. Also Read - IndiGo to Launch Daily Flights Between Delhi-Leh on This Date | Book Yours Now

The company’s board, during its meeting today, accepted the resignation of Ghosh, according to a regulatory filing. Also Read - Share Clues With Cops But Don't Demoralise Them: Nitish Lashes Out at Media Over IndiGo Manager's Killing

His resignation as Whole Time Director is effective from April 26 while he would step down as President with effect from July 31. Also Read - Nitish Kumar Lands In Fresh Political Trouble After IndiGo Executive's Murder in Patna

The board has appointed Bhatia as the Interim Chief Executive Officer and he would continue as a director.

IndiGo is the country’s largest domestic carrier with a market share of about 40 per cent.

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