Flybig is set to commence first-ever services between Tezu, Arunachal Pradesh, and Guwahati, Assam route from August 16, 2021, under the Government of India’s Regional Connectivity Scheme-UDAN.
Tezu is known for its natural beauty and boasts picturesque valleys, lakes, and wildlife. The new flight service is expected to boost tourism in the region.
The frequency will be four flights per week on the Tezu – Guwahati route. The launch fares start from ₹ 1,199.
In addition, the airline is reintroducing the Delhi – Shillong connectivity as per the arrangement with Meghalaya Transport Corporation from August 16, 2021. Passengers can now make the booking for this service.
Gaurav Rathore, chief commercial officer, Flybig said:
“It gives me immense pride to announce that we have successfully established air connectivity in Tezu providing people of this city the freedom to travel via air. This challenging phase of the pandemic has reiterated the importance of air connectivity and we are committed to bringing air connectivity to the underserved areas in the country. Tezu is a beautiful destination for travellers and pilgrims alike. A flight between Tezu and Guwahati is a remarkable landmark that will make travel convenient for passengers.
“Arunachal Pradesh now has a strong air network with earlier Pasighat and now Tezu activating air service. We are grateful to the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, Shri Pema Khandu for his support and guidance in carrying out the operation successfully.”
Flybig is also commemorating India’s 75th Independence Day, by offering a special fare of ₹75 to army officers, their immediate family members, and senior citizens, honouring their exemplary service to the nation. The offer is valid on Tezu – Guwahati and Guwahati – Pasighat flights for travel this August. Passengers can make their bookings either on the airline’s website or through online travel agencies and regional travel partners.