Sunday, November 11, 2018

NGO hails six new air routes for city

Amritsar: The Ministry of Civil Aviation is going to start six new flights from Sri Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport under the UDAN (Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik), phase III, Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS).

The Ministry of Civil Aviation has invited bids from airlines for six new air routes (Patna, Varanasi, Kolkata, Dharamsala, Jaipur and Goa) of tourism importance for direct flights from Amritsar to be including under UDAN 3.0 scheme. Not only these cities will exchange tourists, the flights will also open the doors for trade opportunities. Additionally, it will be a big boost to international connectivity of these cities.
Sameep Singh Gumtala, convener, FlyAmritsar Initiative, and overseas secretary, Amritsar Vikas Manch, thanked the Central government for addition of Amritsar airport in the scheme.
10/11/18 Tribune

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