Saturday, October 22, 2016

Salem airport finds place in RCS list

The hopes of the residents of western districts of getting air-connectivity has got revived with the Union Civil Aviation Ministry including the now defunct Salem airport in the list of airports identified for Regional Air Connectivity.
With the reported inclusion of Salem in the list of airports identified under the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS), the airport here is expected to see activity of flights take-off soon.

K. Mariappan, president of the Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Salem), speaking to The Hindu over phone from New Delhi on Friday evening, confirmed the decision of the Union Civil Aviation Ministry including Salem airport in the list.

Mr. Mariappan thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Minister of Civil Aviation Ashok Gajapati Raju and Civil Aviation Secretary R. N. Choubey, a Tamil Nadu cadre IAS officer, for including Salem under the RCS.
22/10/16 The Hindu

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