flybig is the only which started in the midst of COVID pandemic and focuses on connecting tier 2& 3 cities
HYDERABAD, Mar 30 (The CONNECT) – flybig, which is focused on connecting tier-2 and tier 3 cities, has launched its Bhopal-Hyderabad flight yesterday.
Bikram Regional Deputy Commissioner of Security at BCAS, Mahendra Pratap, Deputy Director at DGCA, K.L Aggrawal, Airport Director, Airport Authority of India, Raja Bhoj Airport, and Mansingh Chief Airport Security Officer – CISF, along with Rajiv Sharma Senior Director, Ground Operations & CSO, flybig, were present at the Inaugural Commercial Flight which took off from City of Lakes, Bhopal to City of Pearls, Hyderabad.
Captain Sanjay Mandavia, CMD of flybig, said India is an aspirational country experiencing equitable growth across all regions. He pointed out that the airline kept the ticket price, starting at Rs 2,999 to make air travel affordable for many people.
Flybig, promoted by Gurugram-based Big Charter Private Limited, is the only which started in the midst of COVID pandemic. It now operates across 7 states and 12 cities including, Indore and Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), Gondia in (Maharashtra), Hyderabad in (Telangana), Kolkata (West Bengal), Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Lilabari, Rupsi (all in Assam), Agartala (Tripura) as well as Passighat & Tezu (Arunachal Pradesh).
India still has towns and cities which are not connected by direct flights. People who have no option but to use inconvenient and time-consuming modes of transportation, the airline said.
In conjunction with the UDAN initiative, flybig, India's newest friendly regional airline, provides connectivity to destinations that were hitherto not accessible by air.