Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Mizoram CM urges Center to upgrade Lengpui airport

Mizoram chief minister, Zoramthanga on August 20 urged the Centre to upgrade the Lengpui Airport, the lone airport in Mizoram.
An official statement said that the chief minister, who is in the national capital, called on Union Civil Aviation minister, Hardeep Singh Puri and other officials on Tuesday at Puri's office conference hall.
Both the leaders discussed a wide range of issues, including additional flight services for Mizoram and upgrade of Lengpui Airport, the statement also said.
Puri on his part, promised the chief minister to take up the matter for further action.
Zoramthanga was accompanied by Mizoram chief secretary, Lalnunmawia Chuaungo and Principal Consultant for Civil Aviation, Wing Commander, Joe Lalhmingliana and other officials.
Meanwhile, Wing Commander Joe Lalhmingliana said that three airlines- Go Air, Indigo and Alliance Air will start their operations in different sectors connecting Mizoram from September.
He also said that that Go Air proposed to operate AIRBUS-320 daily service on Kolkata-Guwahati-Aizawl sector from September 23.
20/08/19 Morung Express
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