FlyBig may introduce direct flight between Meghalaya and Delhi : Sangma

FlyBig may introduce direct flight between Meghalaya and Delhi : Sangma

Flybig airlines to fly people to the remotest corners of Northeast India

Shillong: Meghalaya may soon get direct flights to and from Delhi. The Meghalaya government has been pressing the Ministry of Civil Aviation for obtaining the air operators permit.

On Thursday, Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma met the officials of Flybig, India’s newest regional airline and transport department and discussed the final plans to operationalise flights between Umroi airport in Shillong and Delhi.

Previously, Sangma said that the Shillong-Delhi flight was likely to start in November.

Airports Authority of India (AAI) said the new regional airline ‘FlyBig’ will commence its operations in the Northeast after mid-November and initially would fly on three routes.

It said that the flights would operate initially in some three routes of Guwahati-Pasighat (Arunachal Pradesh), Guwahati-Tezu (Arunachal Pradesh)-Imphal and Tezpur (Assam)-Lengpui (Mizoram).