Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Star Air to operate flights on Hubballi-Tirupati route

Bengalur: Star Air, a start-up in the aviation space, will commence its daily operations from January 25, 2019, under UDAN, the government’s subsidy scheme.
The company, backed by the Sanjay Ghodawat Group, has won rights to fly out of Hubballi to
Tirupati, Hindon and Pune.
Start Air has priced tickets at a starting price of Rs 1,299. It has commenced booking for BengaluruHubballi, Hubballi-Tirupati and back and Hubballi-Bengaluru routes.
Earlier, this month, the airline received Air Operator Certificate from the Ministry of Civil Aviation.
Star Air is the first Schedule Commuter Operator based out of Bengaluru International airport and
will start flights from Bengaluru and Hubballi, the company said. Star Air is also looking to connect
more cities across India under UDAN 3.
Star Air previously already had commenced air services through its Helicopter services and the
airline services are new addition to the diversified businesses of the group, the company said in a
16/01/19 Mahesh Kulkarni/Deccan Herald