There has also been an increase in longer distance trips, with the busiest hours weekly being 8AM - 10AM. Also, Mondays and Fridays are the busiest days of the week for drivers, the statement said.
A nationwide lockdown was imposed at the end of March by the government, and like many other businesses, cab companies like Uber and Ola saw a major impact on their business. With the lockdown being lifted in phases, these cab aggregators have seen gradual resumption in business.
"We are thrilled to see Delhi as one of Uber's top 10 global markets in terms of number of trips in the month of September, which underscores India's important role as a contributor to Uber's business growth. As people start travelling again, we are seeing green shoots of recovery in the capital which further underscores the promising potential of Delhi and India," Uber India and South Asia President Prabhjeet Singh said.
Earlier this month, Uber had said its affordable Uber Auto service was recovering briskly with cities like Delhi rebounding to almost 80 per cent of pre-COVID levels, followed by Jaipur and Chandigarh recovering to 50 per cent.
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