Scheduled commuter airline Flybig has entered into an agreement with IRCTC to facilitate travellers to provide ticket bookings of the airline on the IRCTC Air platform.
Officials informed that the partnership of IRCTC & Flybig “will allow the passengers to book their travel tickets to any Northeast destination operated by Flybig without any hassle through the IRCTC portal, which will boost the tourism in Northeast region”.
“The partnership is launched in line with ‘Dekho Apna Desh’ to promote Northeast flora, fauna & culture. It also boosts Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, promoting connectivity & economic growth in the Northeast sector. Flybig will always remain in endeavour to add more routes for facilitation of the travellers and promotion of tourism,” a statement from the company said.
Flybig is a new scheduled commuter airline offering air travel solutions aligned with the underlying travel needs and preferences in emerging cities of India. It is an industry partner for the government in realizing policy outcomes as per the UDAN scheme aimed at making air travel affordable and widespread, to boost inclusive national economic development, job growth, and air transport infrastructure development of all regions and states of India.
The airline began operations in January 2021 and is focused on connecting tier-2 and tier-3 cities within India. Flybig is promoted by pilot turned aviation entrepreneur Sanjay Mandavia.
Celebrating the big occasion during these festival season, Chander Bahadur, head of finance at Flybig airlines said: “Guwahati being our second mainstream destination, the operations kicked off in May – connecting Guwahati to Tezu, Pasighat, Rupsi, Agartala, Dibrugarh and Kolkata. Lilabari airport in North Lakhimpur is our new sector to be launched on October 31.”