Itanagar: In a major accomplishment for the UDAN scheme under the central government, a successful trial landing of a commercial plane at the Tezu airport in Arunachal Pradesh was on Sunday.
Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu told the media while informing that FlyBig Airlines plane would initiate air connectivity from the Tezu airport to the heartlines.
It may be mentioned that Tezu airport is the second airport in Arunachal Pradesh to be connected with passenger plane services.
"Trial landing successfully conducted by @flybigairlines today at Tezu airport. Happy to see that it's our second airport getting connected with passenger service aircraft under the UDAN scheme launched by Shri @narendramodi ji. Thanks to @JM_Scindia ji for expediting the matter," tweeted Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu.
In the meantime, the Hollongi Airport at Itanagar in Arunachal Pradesh is also ready for flight services.
It may be mentioned that Flybig Chief Commercial Officer Gaurav Rathore while speaking to the media said, "It gives me immense pride to announce that we have successfully established air connectivity in Tezu providing people of this city the freedom to travel via air. This challenging phase of the pandemic has reiterated the importance of air connectivity and we are committed to bringing air connectivity to the underserved areas in the country. Tezu is a beautiful destination for travelers and pilgrims alike. A flight between Tezu and Guwahati is a remarkable landmark that will make travel convenient for passengers,"