Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Additional scheduled flights likely to Bikaner

Jaipur: The Bikaner civil airport, operated by the Airports Authority of India (AAI), is likely to get more scheduled flights in the coming months.
A day after Union civil aviation minister Ashok Gajpati Raju inaugurated the daily flight between Bikaner and New Delhi under the Centre's regional connectivity scheme, UDAN, officials at the Nal Airport said that they were expecting the expansion of air connectivity between Bikaner and other cities.
On Tuesday, Raju had said that the direct air service to New Delhi would connect Bikaner city to the world.
The 72-seater aircraft was fully occupied on its inaugural run and saw good response on the second day on Wednesday. "Some 59 passengers flew to Bikaner from Delhi and 53 to Delhi," said Radhey Shyam Meena, director, Nal Airport, on Wednesday.
About the scheduled flight, he said, "It takes off from New Delhi at 1.25pm every day and reaches Bikaner at 2.45pm. From Bikaner, it will fly to Delhi 3.10pm and lands there at 4.40pm," Meena added.
27/09/17 Times of India

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