Wednesday, October 07, 2020

Hyderabad-based airline to operate Surat-Diu flights

Surat: There is some good news for the high flying Surtis. Hyderabad-based Turbo Megha Airways, an aviation company promoted by TruJet, has won the bid in the fourth phase of regional connectivity scheme or UDAN for operating regional flight between Surat and Diu.

For the residents of Surat, Diu is the favourite tourist destination. Every year Surtis flock to Diu, mainly travelling by road. It takes about 15 hours from Surat to reach Diu by road.

The Surat-Diu route was opened by the aviation department under the UDAN scheme.

However, Surat based Ventura Airconnect has won Diu-Vadodara route under the fourth phase of UDAN.

The state and central governments are providing incentives under the UDAN scheme to the airlines including viability gap funding.

07/10/20 Times of India

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