FLY91 Takes Flight: Goa-Based Airline Secures Approval For Domestic Connectivity Across India

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In a pivotal moment, FLY91, a Goa-based regional airline, achieves a significant milestone: securing its Air Operator Certificate (AOC). The approval of DGCA and the Ministry of Civil Aviation marks the official green light for FLY91. Led by CEO Manoj Chacko, FLY91 is set to transform India’s regional connectivity.


A New Milestone For FLY91

Goa-based regional airline FLY91 achieves a major breakthrough. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and the Ministry of Civil Aviation greenlit the Air Operator Certificate (AOC). Manoj Chacko, the MD, and CEO, extends gratitude for their steadfast support during the certification journey.


Aircraft Acquisition And Strategic Focus

FLY91’s fleet took off by introducing its first aircraft, an ATR 72-600 leased from Dubai Aerospace Enterprise. It is positioned at Goa’s Manohar International Airport in Mopa. The airline sets its sights on linking tier 2 and tier 3 cities across India, with plans to expand its fleet with 30 additional aircraft within five years.


Navigating Regional Connectivity

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FLY91 strategically aligns with the government’s Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) UDAN. It secures routes that connect cities like Sindhudurg, Jalgaon, Nanded, and Lakshadweep. These routes reach major destinations such as Bengaluru, Goa, Hyderabad, and Pune, underlining the airline’s commitment to enhancing regional connectivity.


FLY91’s Vision: A Future Of Connectivity And Growth

FLY91’s vision extends beyond immediate operations. The airline aims to become a key player in connecting over 50 cities within the next five years, necessitating the establishment of hubs nationwide. The choice of the ATR 72-600 aircraft underscores its commitment to a strategic expansion that aligns with the evolving needs of India’s aviation landscape.

FLY91’s achievement of the Air Operator Certificate heralds a new era for regional air travel in India. As the airline prepares to launch commercial operations, its commitment to connectivity, strategic fleet choices, and alignment with government schemes position FLY91 as a significant player in shaping the future of India’s aviation sector.

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