Saturday, September 12, 2015

SpiceJet flight makes successful night landing at VSI Airport

Port Blair: Night landing at the Veer Savarkar Airport here became a reality with the first night landing of a Spice Jet flight operating in the Kolkata-Port Blair-Kolkata sector here on Friday.

Lt Governor, Lt Gen (retd) A K Singh had been emphasizing the need for opening Port Blair airport for night flights considering its importance for the growth and development of these islands and also for exigencies, Raj Bhavan sources said.

Concerted follow-up was undertaken by the Andaman and Nicobar administration with the support of Ministry of Civil Aviation, DGCA, Andaman and Nicobar Command, Airports Authority of India and Air India, which conducted the safety risk assessment for night landing at Port Blair.
12/09/15 PTI/Economic Times
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