Airports Authority of India (AAI) on Tuesday stated the new local airline “FlyBig” will begin its operations in the North-East after mid-November and will fly on 3 paths initially
” FlyBig” is the brand-new name in domestic airline company focusing its paths on UDAN (Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik) through the local connectivity plan of the main government and is planning to provide its significant portion of services in the North East.
” The FlyBig airline company’s services are anticipated to be functional after mid-November this year. Nevertheless, some new paths might likewise be made functional through the same airline by the end of this year or (early) next year,” AAI officiating Regional Executive Director (North East) JT Radhakrishna stated.
The paths, which are most likely to operate initially, are Guwahati-Pasighat (Arunachal Pradesh), Guwahati-Tezu (Arunachal Pradesh)- Imphal and Tezpur (Assam)- Lengpui (Mizoram), AAI stated in a declaration.
Guwahati-Rupsi-Kolkota route has actually been planned after Rupsi Airport in Assam opens for flight operations, it added.
AAI notified that all the sectors will have ATR-72 type aircrafts in operations as intimated by the airline company.
These aircrafts have about 42 to 80 seating capacity, which are favourable for regional connection and appropriate for smaller sized airports, the release stated.
Mr Radhakrishna stated smaller airplanes are the future of UDAN program and as far as North East region is worried, more paths are expected to be open for regional connectivity as determined by federal government in UDAN 4.0.