As a part of the federal government’s regional connectivity initiative, Kolhapur in Maharashtra now has a direct flight connection to Mumbai, which was inaugurated by Minister of Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia on Tuesday. This journey is a part of the Ministry of Civil Aviation’s formidable Regional Connectivity Scheme UDAN, which goals to attach tier-2 and tier-3 cities to the air and make air journey extra reasonably priced for everybody. The flight will run on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturdays between Kolhapur and Mumbai.
Scindia mentioned that the UDAN scheme is realising the Prime Minister`s imaginative and prescient of constructing air journey reasonably priced for the frequent citizen of the nation. Up to now, 433 new routes have been launched, and multiple crore of passengers have benefited beneath this scheme.
The Minister additionally assured that the growth of the apron of the Kolhapur airport can be commissioned in November, and the home terminal constructing can be inaugurated in March 2023. MoS V.Okay. Singh congratulated the individuals of Kolhapur and Mumbai and expressed hope that this flight won’t solely create ease of journey but additionally considerably increase the commerce and commerce actions within the area.
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With inputs from IANS