Monday, September 04, 2017

Six flights to operate daily from Shirdi airport

Nashik: As many as six flights will operate daily from Shirdi airport initially , connecting the temple town with Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad.
The final nod to start operations from the airport from Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is expected soon before the operations begin by the end of September.
Sources in Maharashtra Airports Development Company (MADC), the nodal agency that has developed the airport, said while Alliance Air (a subsidiary of Air India) would operate four flights to Mumbai and one to Delhi, private airline TruJet would fly between Shirdi and Hyderabad.
State aviation secretary Valsa Nair Singh confirmed that the department is expecting DGCA to give its nod by mid-September and flight operations would kick off by this month end.
04/09/17 Tushar Pawar/Times of India