Air Pegasus Touches Down At Trivandrum
On Apr 13, 2015
| Trivandrum: The new kid on the block, Air Pegasus, commenced its operations to Kerala today with its daily flight to the city from Bangalore. Trivandrum is the second city in its network after it started commercial operations with Hubli earlier this month.
Launched under the brand name Air Pegasus, promoted by Decor Aviation Private Ltd. the airline will begin with two ATRs with 66 seats each. One more aircraft is expected to join the fleet later in April. Based out of the Kempegowda International Airport in Bangalore, Air Pegasus will scale up its services gradually to connect Kochi, Chennai, Belgaum, Rajahmundry, Pondicherry and Madurai.
The connectivity provided by these routes will help many regional businesses expand their reach to and beyond. “Connecting to the country’s IT capital Bangalore, the newly launched flights will boost the economies of Thiruvananthapuram by simplifying the travel options for both in-bound and out-bound passengers,” said Shyson Thomas, Managing Director of Air Pegasus.
According to a company press release, Trivandrum contributes 80% of the state’s software exports and is a major IT hub. “We aim to be the truly regional airline brand with more connectivity in existing regions which are under served and to connect non-connected sectors, Thomas further added.
Decor Aviation, which is part of the Decor Group of Companies, currently provides ground handling services to Indian and foreign carriers across 11 airports in India.