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New airline takes to skies in South India

Bengalaru International Airport.
Bengalaru International Airport. Image by Praveen Sundaram / CC BY 2.0

As some of India’s largest private airlines struggle for survival, another new airline has taken to the skies in South India. Air Pegasus commenced flights from Bengaluru‘s Kempegowda International Airport on Sunday, with initial routes to Hubli in Karnataka and Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala. Flights will be serviced using ATR-42 turboprops. Air Pegasus is the third airline to launch in India in recent months, alongside AirAsia India and Vistara. Read more: traveldailymedia.com