Thursday, July 05, 2018

Proud moment: India makes this big aviation achievement

India has been slow to take to the aviation sector, leading to many disasters like Kingfisher Airlines going bust, but now that it has, the country has taken massive strides and has become a global leader now! Union Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday said India is the fastest growing aviation market in the world. The minister also said that India witnessed a 19.6 per cent growth in air passenger traffic in June.

The minister, who was in Uttar Pradesh to flag off a SpiceJet flight from Kanpur to Delhi under the UDAN scheme, said the growth achieved was in line with the government's thinking on the entire country benefitting from the aviation sector.

"Under #leadership of @PMOIndia @narendramodi ji #Aviation sector is doing rapid progress.We are fastest growing aviation market in world. Another record month of huge advancement, provisional air traffic growth for June is 19.6 per cent which is in line with our thinking, let all benefit," the minister tweeted.
04/07/18 ZeeBiz