Friday, October 23, 2020

FlyBig likely to start ops from Raja Bhoj by year-end

Bhopal: A new airline might soon fly from Raja Bhoj airport. After signing contract with Bhopal airport to open a ticket country, a team of the FlyBig airline recently visited the airport for further process.

Airport director Anil Vikram said, the team visit was a part of the process to start operations from Bhopal airport. Sources said, the cities that are likely to be connected from Bhopal by ATR 72 aircraft are Indore, Raipur and Ahmedabad.

Vikram said, “FlyBig airline is in the process of starting their operations and a team had visited Bhopal airport last month to complete mandatory inspection of aerodrome facilities prior to commencement of operations.”

Officials said that FlyBig airline officials had a meeting with other officials, including ATC in charge and finance in charge of AAI Bhopal Airport.

Vikram added, “They have opened their counter but ticket sales have not started.” He refused to divulge other information about the operations.

Sources said, the airline has shown interest in starting operations by the end of this year. “Cities, including Indore and Raipur, will be connected in the first phase. In the later stage, Ahmedabad will be also connected,” said a senior official of the airport.

23/10/20 Times of India

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