FLY91’s maiden flights from Goa to Agatti, Jalgaon take to the skies

FLY91, a pure play regional airline in India, flagged off its maiden flights to Agatti and Jalgaon on Thursday, offering direct connectivity to the vibrant destinations from Goa’s Manohar International Airport.

The first flight to Agatti departed ahead of schedule at 7:10 am and reached Agatti Island Airport at 8:50am. The return flight departed at 9:20am and landed at the airport at Mopa, Goa at 11:10am.

With fares starting at Rs 4391, FLY91’s Goa-Agatti flights have made the pristine islands accessible to the mainland and increased connectivity to and from the Lakshadweep archipelago.

To mark the historic milestone, a cake cutting ceremony was held at Agatti with staff and passengers joining in the celebrations.

The Goa based carrier commenced operations between Goa-Agatti-Goa, Goa-Jalgaon-Goa and Hyderabad-Jalgaon-Hyderabad on Thursday. The regional carrier will fly to Agatti on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. However, from May 1, the flights from Goa-Agatti-Goa will operate seven days of the week.

FLY91 will operate the Goa – Jalgaon – Goa and Hyderabad-Jalgaon-Hyderabad flights on Monday, Thursday and Saturday with fares starting at Rs 1991 onwards.

Commenting on the maiden flights to the destinations, Manoj Chacko, MD and CEO at FLY91 said “The new routes reflect FLY91’s commitment to affordable and convenient air travel, opening doors to explore the untouched beauty of destinations across the country. We are committed to enhance last mile connectivity in India by constantly adding new cities and routes which provide easier and faster access to people to commute’’

The addition of Agatti and Jalgaon as domestic sectors in FLY91’s network coincides with the domestic summer holiday season. Agatti Island, one of Lakshadweep’s most sought-after destinations, boasts a 6 km stretch of stunning land blessed with diverse marine life. Agatti attracts enthusiasts of deep-sea fishing, scuba diving, sailing, water skiing, kayaking and is an ideal starting point for exploring the tranquil islands in the region.

Jalgaon, which is the gateway to the historic Ajanta and Ellora caves, is located a short drive away from Jalgaon airport. The airline currently operates flights into Goa, Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Sindhudurg.

FLY91s maiden flights

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