Star Air launches Hubballi-Delhi flight service

Star Air launched its thrice-weekly flight operations on the Hubballi-Delhi route on Wednesday, using the capital's recently-launched second airport at Hindon, a top official of the airline said, adding that the service would be operated on a daily basis very soon.

After launching the service at the Hindon airport, Star Air's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Simran Singh Tiwana said the airline will also start flight operations on the Delhi-Gulbarga and Delhi-Jamnagar routes.

The airline, which currently has two 50-seater ERJ145 aircraft in its fleet, will be inducting three more such planes by the end of 2019-20, he informed.

Currently, Star Air will be operating flights on the Hubballi-Delhi route on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday.

For the Hubballi-Delhi route, the airline has opened bookings till March and has already sold about 1,200 seats.

The Hindon airport is Star Air's seventh station as it has been operating flights to Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Hubballi, Tirupati and Belgaum.