flypop is a proposed low-cost long-haul carrier to be based at London Stansted Airport. The start-up plans to launch nonstop services between the UK and Amritsar and Ahmedabad. The low-cost long-haul airline plans to operate three times weekly Ahmedabad and Amritsar services with A330-300 aircraft, initially on a charter basis before moving to an ACMI arrangement. flypop plans to apply for its own air operator's certificate but will continue to lease its aircraft. It plans to become the first carbon neutral international airline. A rewards-based crowdfunding programme was launched on 01-Jun-2016, in association with Trillion Fund. flypop planned to launch services on 01-Jun-2020.
On 02-Nov-2020, flypop announced it will receive a "significant investment" from the UK Government's Future Fund. flypop founder and CEO Nino Singh Judge stated "the funding from the UK Government's Future Fund will play a key role in putting flypop in a position to start flights, initially between the UK and India". The start up LCC plans to launch services in 2021.
On 12-Apr-2021, flypop entered a multiple aircraft A330-300 lease deal with Avolon. flypop CEO Navdip Singh Judge stated: "With this lease deal we have been able to submit our AOC licence application to the UK Civil Aviation Authority and expect our first flights to commence by October".
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