Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Intra-state air service launched in Rajasthan

The first flight of an intra-state air service from Jaipur to Udaipur via Jodhpur was launched on Tuesday from here.
Rajasthan's Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje along with Gopaldas Ji Maharaj of Dadu Dayal sect flagged off a 9-seater aircraft of Supreme Airlines from Sanganer Airport State Hangar to Jodhpur.
"Bikaner and Kota too would soon be connected by air," Raje said speaking on the occasion.
She said the state achieved another milestone on Monday when Scoot Airlines of Singapore started direct flight from Jaipur to Singapore.
The state government has tied up with Supreme Transport Organisation Pvt. Ltd. to operate air services between different cities in the state.
A state government statement said that in the first phase, flights have been launched from Jaipur to Jodhpur and Udaipur. For both these flights, minimum airfare has been fixed at Rs 3,499 per passenger.
"Afterwards flights would be operated from other cities as well," a civil aviation department official told IANS.
04/10/16 The Times Of India
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