Air Pegasus Begins Commercial Operations
Air Pegasus commenced its commercial operations with flight services to Hubballi and Thiruvananthapuram from its base in Bengaluru, becoming the second regional air operator after Air Costa. Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju launched the operations of the airline promoted by ground handling services provider Decor Aviation. “The new routes with a regional focus will help local business and boost tourism, opening up potentials in both business and leisure travel,” said Raju, who was on board the inaugural flight of the newly-launched airline. The company plans to have five ATR aircraft in South India by December and would increase it to 20, Air Pegasus Managing Director Shyson Thomas told reporters.