The new regional airline ‘FlyBig’ will commence its operation from Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport from February next. As per information, the recently formed airline had its test flight on December 4 for Hyderabad, Nagpur and Indore. Recently Mihan India Limited (MIL) which operates the Nagpur airport held talks with FlyBig regarding the beginning of flight from Nagpur. And it is being told that this week the airline will get the AOP from the Director General of Civil Aviation(DGCA).After this, from December 23,it will start commercial flights to Indore,Ahmedabad,Bhopal and Raipur. For this,ATR 74-500 aircraft will be used whose passenger capacity will be 72-seater.
FlyBig is expecting for better business from Nagpur to Gondia, Hyderabad, Indore.Ratan Aambhore, Head State Airport Operations,FlyBig stated that their first goal is to start flight under Regional Connectivity Service(RCS) in Tier-2 cities in a year. Five ATR aircraft will arrive in a year. After the first flight, there is an attempt to start the second flight from February, which will include Gondia,Nagpur,Indore and Hyderabad. Airbus aircraft will also join the flee next year.