Friday, March 17, 2017

Indore: City to get air connectivity with Rajasthan, UP

The city is all set to get air connectivity with untapped cities of Rajasthan and Utter Pradesh. Leading private airliner Jet Airways is all set to start flights from city for Jaipur and Lucknow and the operation is likely to commence in July.

Summer flight schedule of airlines is expected to release on March 26. Aviation sources told this correspondent that Jet Airways has announced its plans to strengthen its domestic network and provide guests greater choice to connect between Metro cities and Tier-II cities. Towards this goal, the airline will introduce direct flights from city to Jaipur and Lucknow.

In this sector, the private airliner will deploy 72-seater ATR aircraft which will take off from New Delhi for Lucknow in the morning and will depart from there for Jaipur on its way to Indore. The flight will return in the evening to Delhi through the same route i.e. Indore-Jaipur-Lucknow-New Delhi. The airliner did not get approval for summer operation from March 26, but it is likely to begin operation in July or August. Sources expressed confidence that it may advance the operation. Accordingly the flight schedule and fares will be announced.
17/03/17 Manish Upadhyay/The Free Press Journal