Monday, January 07, 2019

Chandigarh-Nanded flight takes off today

Mohali: The much-awaited direct flight between Chandigarh and Sikh pilgrimage Sachkhand Hazoor Sahib in Nanded will start tomorrow.

For the maiden flight of Air India, which will take off at 9.10 am tomorrow from the Chandigarh international airport, all tickets in the 162-seater aircraft have been sold.
Confirming the development, MR Jindal, Air India airport manager, said, “We are getting an encouraging response for the flight. Most of the tickets for Wednesday’s flight have also been sold.”

Prof Prem Singh Chandumajra, Member of Parliament from Anandpur Sahib, who is also going to Hazoor Sahib on the flight with senior Akali leaders, including Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa, Dr Daljit Singh Cheema and Jathedar Tota Singh, said with the start of the flight, a long-pending demand of Punjab people had been met. “We are thankful to Union Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu for this,” said Chandumajra.
07/01/19 Tribune