Scheduled commuter airline, Flybig, announced its newest route in Northeast India with flights connecting Agartala in Tripura with Dibrugarh in Assam under the government’s Regional Connectivity Scheme (UDAN-RCS) scheme.
The airline said that the new route will be operational from June 25 along with its scheduled operations from Guwahati to Rupsi, Pasighat and Kolkata which started in May this year. “This new flight path will build a stronger network between the states of Assam and Tripura,” the airline said.
Additionally, Flybig is also beginning its direct flight on Agartala – Guwahati route with a morning departure from Guwahati and a return flight from Agartala in the evening.
On the inauguration of the new route, Gaurav Rathore, chief commercial officer at Flybig said: “We have already started the operations in eight out of 16 routes awarded to us in the Northeast region, connecting 3 states in a notably short time. This is a moment of pride for us as we have managed to provide essential travel to people in these challenging times and continue to do so responsibly with the unlock in progression. Agartala is one of the largest cities in the region which is being developed under the Smart Cities Mission scheme. Dibrugarh, on other hand is industrial centre in Assam with highest tea production in India. Air connectivity between the states will stimulate development, enhance tourism potential, provide better opportunities to the youth and contribute towards shaping the economy. We are grateful to the state governments of Assam and Tripura for their support and guidance in carrying out the operations successfully.”
Agartala – Dibrugarh – Agartala flights will operate with a frequency of four flights per week. The launch fares start from Rs 999 making it possible for a larger number of people to travel by flight. Passengers can make their bookings either on Flybig website or through online travel agencies and regional travel partners.