Sunday, December 02, 2018

Sambra Airport to became more active

Belagavi: Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayanth Sinha today inspected
Airport at Sambra and said that the Airport has been included under Udaan Scheme and more
Airline companies have shown interest to introduce their Air service from here to many
important destinations.
He said that more than 10 Aircraft will start flying from this upgraded airport and many Airlines
are showing keen interest.
Earlier, participating in the “STEP-2018 National Conclave” organized by Prabudh Bharath at
Visweswarayya Technology University (VTU) here he said that Civil Aviation sector is growing
very fast and creating lot of job opportunities and turnover of the civil aviation industry has
doubled in past four years and reached Rs 1.8 lakh crores which is the turnover of railways and
telecom sector as well.
Replying to a question by participants, he said that his ministry is taking initiative for using
biofuel, especially the ethanol in the civil aviation sector which is clean and cost effective.
02/12/18 UNI