New Delhi: Minister of Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya M. Scindia and Minister of State for Civil Aviation Gen (Retd) V.K Singh inaugurated the direct flight between Jabalpur and Kolkata by SpiceJet today.
The inaugural event was also graced by Rakesh Singh, Vivek K Tankha, , Ashok Rohan , Rajiv Bansal, Ajay Singh and many other dignitaries virtually.
The airline will be operating daily flights and deploy its Q400,78-seater turbo prop aircraft designed for shorter distance flights on the route. This new flight route is a part of 26 new domestic flights that SpiceJet is launching today.
Speaking on the occasion, Jyotiraditya Scindia said that there has been massive expansion in the air services in the country in the last one year, particularly in Madhya Pradesh.
Gen (Retd) V.K Singh congratulated the people of Jabalpur for getting new connectivity, which will help in boosting the business, trade and tourism in the area.
The people of Jabalpur and its adjoining areas will benefit by getting a direct air connectivity which will facilitate seamless movement of passengers and vice-versa. With the new direct flight, common people will get a new option to travel which will boost the tourism potential and increase the economic activity of both regions.