New Airlines in India: Zoom Air

Indian airs got a new private airlines to flaunt.


Koustav M. Dhar, CEO and Director of Zoom Air, forecasting a 18-20% year on growth, on underserved and unserved airports of India, launched India’s 10th schedule carrier for domestic skies.

‘Zoom Air’, will cater to tier II and tier III cities of India such as Durgapur and Surat-Bhavnagar sector.

“Zoom Air shall fill the Gap of sectors which are less catered to,”said Dhar.

The airlines that got its schedule operating permit on the 3rd day of February 2017,  has imported three CRJ-200LR crafts under dry lease from CRJ Aircraft Leasing, Dublin. It will add two more CRJ-200LR aircrafts from Skyone FZE Aircraft leasing, UAE in April 2017.

The aircrafts are Bombardier Canadair Regional Jets with 50 premier seater long range versions. The management of the company believes that these aircrafts are apt for the tier II and tier III cities.

The first ever flight covered the Delhi-Kolkata-Durgapur-Delhi sector. Interestingly, Durgapur is India’s first private airport built as a joint venture with Singapore’s Changi International Airport.

The airlines plans to connect and land at Tirupati, Vijaywada, Mumbai, Shillong, Aizawl, Pasighat and Zero (in Arunachal Pradesh), Allahabad, Gorakhpur, Indore and Bhopal also.

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