New Delhi: Minister of Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya M Scindia, inaugurated a direct flight from Hubli to Delhi, today.
IndiGo’s Flight 6E 5624 will depart from Delhi at 1000 hrs. and arrive in Hubli at 1245 hrs. and Flight 6E 5625 will depart from Hubli at 1315 hrs. and arrive in Delhi at 1545 hrs.
In his inaugural address, Minister of Civil Aviation, Jyotiraditya said that Hubli airport works as a gateway for the residents of northern Karnataka and southern Maharashtra. The Union Government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has paid due attention to its infrastructure development. The new terminal building has been developed, the ILS system installed, the runway is being further extended and the Hubli’s FTO will be operationalised from next year. The Minister also appreciated Hubli Airport’s performance with regard to the use of renewable energy.
The inauguration was graced by Pralhad Venkatesh Joshi, Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs and Mines and Coal, Govt of India, Ramesh Bidhuri, MP – Lok Sabha, Arvind Chandrakant Bellad, MLA Hubli-Dharwad-West, Jagadish Shettar, MLA Hubli-Dharwad-Central, Abbayya Prasad, MLA Hubli-Dharwad-East, Veeresh Anchatgeri, Mayor Hubli. In addition, R. K. Singh, IAS (R), Principal Advisor to Managing Director, IndiGo, and other dignitaries from MoCA, AAI, IndiGo, and local administration from Hubli were also present.