Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Stakeholders expect Mysuru tourism to soar high with additional flights

Mysuru: The region’s tourism sector is poised to take wings with Mysuru being provided with air connectivity to five new cities under the Centre’s UDAN scheme.

The routes under the third round of UDAN announced on Friday saw Mysuru being linked to Goa, Kochi, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, and Belagavi. This is in addition to the existing connectivity to Chennai.

The Mysuru airport was classified under the under-served category and additional routes with prospects for generating more air passenger traffic, was identified and charted out under UDAN 3.

While Alliance Air will connect Mysuru to Goa, Kochi and Bengaluru, Turbo Megha will connect the city to Belagavi. The Hyderabad link will be provided by Interglobe and Alliance Air.

For the stakeholders in the region this could be a game changer for the region’s tourism and investment prospects.
28/01/19 The Hindu