Ola partners with Cleartrip to provide micro-light flight

olaOla, India’s leading mobile app for personal transportation brings a flying experience like never before, for its customers in Bangalore this weekend.

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Ola has partnered with Cleartrip, which has recently launched ‘Activities’ a collection of handpicked and curated experiences, to allow users to book a free ride on a micro-light flight through straight from the Ola app. Customers will also get a free Ola ride to the Jakkur aerodrome, where the activity will take place.

Users in Bangalore will see a special icon, ‘Fly’ on their Ola app on October 17 and October 18, 2015. Select customers when they tap the icon between 8:30am and 2:30pm on October 17 and 18 will be sent an Ola, to bring them to Jakkur Aerodrome where they will get to experience this unique adventure, absolutely free of cost.

Sudarshan Gangrade, Vice President- Marketing at Ola said,“We are delighted to offer our customers, a chance to experience a micro-light flight ride on-demand, through their Ola app. The Ola brand today is synonymous with a seamless on-demand transportation experience for users. Bringing such a unique adventure for customers in Bangalore, at the tap on their smartphones is going to exciting for them!”

Subramanya Sharma, Chief Marketing Officer at ClearTrip said, “We, being India’s favorite travel portal are going a step ahead and have launched Activities on Cleartrip’s mobile apps. We are partnering with Ola to offer one of the most preferred experiences in Bangalore – Microlight flying and we are confident that Bangaloreans will love the experience of flying in a micro light flight. Also, they get a free ride to the aerodrome in an Ola, allowing them to enjoy the flying experience, without having to worry about traffic snarls. We welcome Bangaloreans to enjoy this first of its kind flying experience from the Ola app.

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About Ola:

Founded in Jan 2011 by IIT Bombay alumni Bhavish Aggarwal and Ankit Bhati, Ola (formerly Olacabs), is India’s most popular mobile app for personal transportation. Ola integrates city transportation for customers and driver partners onto a mobile technology platform ensuring convenient, transparent and quick service fulfilment. Ola is committed to its mission of building mobility for a billion people. Using the Ola mobile app, users across 100+ cities can book from over 250,000 cabs, 75,000 auto rickshaws, Kaali Peeli taxis and yellow taxis on its platform. The app is available on Windows, Android and iOS platforms. Ola recently acquired TaxiForSure, India’s second largest cab aggregator, which continues to operate as an independent brand. Please visit for more information.

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Tracy Venkatesh

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Tracy Venkatesh has spent twenty years working and interacting with a socioeconomically diverse population in both the private and public sectors, and has held positions in multiple verticals including content development, healthcare, customer relations management, defense and law enforcement.

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