Air Pegasus Knocks DGCA for Approval To Import 2 ATR Planes

[New Delhi]Regional Carrier Air Pegasus Knocks DGCA for Approval To Import two ATR Planes.Airline has Two 66 aircrafts
The Bengaluru-based Regional carrier Air Pegasus has sought aviation regulator DGCA’s approval to import two ATR planes, which it intends to induct in the fleet by the end of the current financial year.
As per Air Pegasus Managing Director Shyson Thomas,The airline will also submit its network expansion plans to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) once the permission for leasing of the two planes is in place,
Regional airline had commenced operations in April last year. Air Pegasus currently has two 66-seater aircraft by French-Italian manufacturer ATR in its fleet.
The airline had earlier applied to the Civil Aviation Ministry for permission to import the aircraft,
Promoted by ground-handling services provider Decor Aviation, Air Pegasus is among the three regional airlines currently operating in the country. Vijaywada-based Air Costa + Hyderbad-based Trujet are the other two.
Air Pegasus at present operates over 50 weekly services to Hubballi, Thiruvananthapuram, Madurai, Mangaluru, Chennai, Kadapa and Madurai from its base Bengaluru.It also plans to scale up its services to connect Tuticorin, Belagavi, Rajahmundry and Puducherry.
Since the launch of its services, the carrier has flown a total of 1.37 lakh passengers till December 2015.