Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Arunachal: Govt is committed to improve air connectivity in the state- Pema Khandu

Itanagar: Chief Minister Pema Khandu today assured FlyBig that the state government would approach the Centre in facilitating fixed-wing air connectivity to all ALGs of the state that would eventually boost tourism besides generating employment.

Appreciating Gaurav Rathore, Chief Commercial Officer, and Manima Baruah, Regional Head (NE) of Flybig airlines, who called on him at his offices this morning, Pema Khandu said the state government is committed to improve air connectivity in the state, which is geographically the largest in the North East, and offered cooperation and assistance to the airline operator.

Under the Government of India’s Regional Connectivity scheme UDAN, FlyBig started its operation in the state on May 24 last with its first flight between Pasighat (Arunachal Pradesh) and Guwahati (Assam).

Rathore informed that soon the airlines will begin its operations from Tezu too.

He said FlyBig endeavours to be the platform of development for the region in which it operates. The airline started flight services in the month of January this year and it aims to connect tier-2 and tier-3 cities within the country.

22/06/21 Arunachal24.in

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