Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Pvt firm gets nod to start flight operations from city

Indore: Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport will soon become the base of operations for a private firm dealing in aircraft simulation, which will also launch its maiden flight from Indore.
Airport Authority of India (AAI) has given green signal to the firm. Airport officials said that the firm with its headquarters in Gurugram had earlier submitted a proposal seeking permission to make Indore airport its base to start flight operations to and from Indore. “The firm has been given permission to make Indore airport its base of operations and night parking space for two aircraft has been allotted to it,” airport director Aryama Sanyal told TOI.
She said that this permission from AAI would allow the firm to import aircraft, and it has plans to start flight operations from Indore airport to cities like Surat, Nagpur, Jabalpur, Ahmedabad, Nashik etc.
“A final decision about routes is yet to be taken by the firm, but it is expected to launch flight operations by end of this year,” she said.
Officials pointed that after Indigo, this would be the second airline to have night parking space at airport.
“Entry of a new airline would be addition for the airport with connectivity expected on new routes,” they said.
13/08/19 Times of India

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