Commuter airline Flybig will kick off its scheduled flights between Agartala and Dibrugarh from June 25 under government of India’s Regional Connectivity Scheme (UDAN-RCS). This new flight path will build a stronger network between the states of Assam and Tripura. 
Direct flights between Agartala and Dibrugarh is a remarkable landmark, providing additional choice of travel between the two states, reducing the journey hours significantly. A distance of 750 km by road that takes up approximately 12 hours can now be conveniently covered in 1.5 hours by air, thus strengthening local connectivity. Agartala – Dibrugarh – Agartala flights will operate with a frequency of four flights per week.  The launch fares start from Rs 999.
On the inauguration of the new route, Gaurav Rathore, Chief Commercial Officer, flybig said, “We have already started the operations in eight out of sixteen 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.”
Indore-based Flybig promoted by pilot turned aviation entrepreneur Captain Sanjay Mandavia.began operations in January 2021 and is focused on connecting tier-2 and tier-3 cities within India. The airline started its journey from Guwahati to Rupsi, Pasighat and Kolkata in May this year. 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.


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