Shillong (Meghalaya), Dec 17 : The much anticipated Delhi-Shillong-Delhi flight would commence operations on Dec 21 .
Flybig (Big Charter Pvt. Ltd), India’s new schedule commuter airline was awarded the contract for this route through a Tender floated by Meghalaya Transport Corporation at the beginning of the year.
It would initially operate the flight twice a week. Due to Covid19 restrictions, Flybig would take some time to operate its own aircraft on this route. However, to commence operations immediately flybig is making arrangements to operate a Bombardier Q400 aircraft (which is as per the Agreement) available as charter.
Additional sectors and flights out of Shillong are planned in the subsequent months.
The flight on Dec 21 would depart from New Delhi at 1000 hrs and arrive in Shillong at 1310 hrs. It would depart from Shillong at 1350 hrs and arrive in Delhi at 1700 hrs.
Transport Minister S. Dhar would be representing the State Government in the inaugural flight.