Wednesday, February 03, 2021

Jaisalmer businessmen to ink pact with airline

Jaisalmer: Probably for the first time in India, businessmen are teaming together with a private airline to restart flight services to boost local tourism by guaranteeing to collectively bear the losses. A pact is slated to be signed on Wednesday.

Jaisalmer Vikas Samiti on behalf of Jaisalmer tourism businessmen and Spicejet will sign the MoU in New Delhi. A bank guarantee of Rs 84 lakh will be handed over to Spicejet as a loss sharing amount collected by local businessmen. On behalf of the samiti, hotelier Manvendra Singh will sign the MoU for restarting flight services from Jaisalmer to Delhi and Ahmedabad thrice in a week from Feb 12.

Confirming this, district collector Ashish Modi said tourism businessmen in the city collected money on sharing basis and an MoU is being signed in this regard by the samiti and Spicejet on Wednesday.

With the intervention of the district collector, an effort was made to restart the air services from Jaisalmer to Delhi, Mumbai and Ahmedabad that were closed from January 28. Businessmen related to Jaisalmer tourist industry offered to share the losses suffered by the airlines. tnn

03/02/21 Times of India

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