India’s scheduled commuter airline, flybig took off its first flight on the Guwahati – Tezu route this morning. Chief Minister, Arunachal Pradesh,Shri Pema Khandu honoured the event with his virtual presence to flag-off the maiden flight from Tezu along with Captain Sanjay Mandavia, President, flybig. The inaugural ceremony at Tezu was graced by Mr. Nakap Nalo, Minister of State, Civil Aviation and Tapir Gao, MP, Arunachal East.
flybig will operate on this route with a frequency of four flights per week. The launch fares start from INR 1199 making it possible for a larger number of people to travel by flight. With Guwahati – Tezu route, flybig has established air connectivity in 10 out of 16 routes in the Northeast under UDAN-RCS scheme.
Commemorating India’s 75th Independence Day, flybig is offering a special fare of INR 75 to army officers, their immediate family members and senior citizens, honouring their exemplary serviceto the nation. The offer is valid on Tezu – Guwahati and Guwahati – Pasighat flights for travelling till December 2021.
As per the overall business plan, flybig has onboarded a strategic investor in India. This partnership will play a key role in maximizing their fleet expansion. In order to reinforce its network, the airline is introducing 2 new aircraft to its fleet in September and another 2 in October making a total of 5 operational aircraft by the end of 2021. The new planes will be stationed at Guwahati and Indore hub.
As the airline is gearing up to fly new skies and expanding its fleet, the company has strengthened its management team.
Flybig is proud to welcome Captain CS Randhawa as the Executive Vice President. Captain Randhawa comes with a rich and vast experience of 40 years in Indian Air Force, Aviation Industry and DGCA. He started his career as a Wing Commander in Indian Air Force, serving the nation for 16 years. He was associated with DGCA and Air India in the later part for career.
“It brings me an absolute pleasure to unite with flybig airlines. I completely resonate with their vision of bringing air connectivity to the regional areas.” Expressed, Captain CS Randhawa, Executive Vice President, flybig.