Sunday, May 23, 2021

Arunachal''s Pasighat to get new flight service

Bhtanagar: FlyBig airlines will on Monday start a direct flight service between Pasighat in East Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh, and Guwahati and Kolkata, officials said.

The newly-launched airlines operated a trial flight with an ATR 72 aircraft on Sunday and it landed safely at the Pasighat airport, FlyBig regional head Manima Baruah said.

"A trial flight operated by @flybigairlines landed safely at Pasighat Airport. The scheduled civilian operations will commence 24th May onwards. Direct flights under #UDAN will significantly boost the economic opportunities in the region," the Union Civil Aviation Ministry tweeted.

Chief Minister Pema Khandu said it was a significant milestone in building air connectivity in the state.

Barua said the fare would be cheaper than other airlines operating in the region.

23/05/21 PTI/Outlook

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