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Minister of Civil Aviation, Shri Jyotiraditya Scindia inaugurates direct flights between Bilaspur to Indore

Enhanced air connectivity between these cities will help bolster tourism and trade activities in the region: Shri Scindia

Posted On: 03 OCT 2022 7:07PM by PIB Delhi

Minister of Civil Aviation, Shri Jyotiraditya M. Scindia along with Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, Shri Bhupesh Baghel inaugurated a direct flight from Bilaspur to Indore, today, on 03rd October 2022.

The flight will operate between Bilaspur-Indore-Bilaspur effective 3rd October 2022 (Today). It will operate every Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Sunday on this route.

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In his address, Minister of Civil Aviation, Shri Jyotiraditya Scindia said “this new air connectivity will facilitate people of both the states and contribute to the economic development of the regions. The Minister further added that the Ministry is working to operationalise 200 destinations including heliports and water aerodromes by 2026. The central government is committed to take the civil aviation sector to newer heights and improve air connectivity in every part of the country.

Bilaspur and Indore are prominent cities in Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh respectively. Enhanced air connectivity between these cities will help bolster tourism and trade activities in the region and contribute to their overall economic development.

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Alliance Air’s Flight 9I 691 will depart from Bilaspur at 1135 hrs. and arrive in Indore at 1325 hrs. with an introductory all-inclusive fare of INR 2,847/-. Flight 9I 692 will depart from Indore at 1355 hrs. and arrive in Bilaspur at 1545 hrs. with an introductory all-inclusive fare of INR 3,218/-.

The inauguration was graced by Shri Tulsi Silawat, Minister of Water, Resources of Madhya Pradesh, Shri Jaisingh Agrawal, Minister in charge of District Bilaspur, Shri Arun Sao, MP (LS) Bilaspur, Shri. Shankar Lalwani, MP (LS) Indore, Shri Shailesh Pandey, MLA Bilaspur, Shri Dharamlal Kaushik, MLA Bilha, Shri Ramcharan Yadav, Mayor Municipal Corporation, Bilaspur, Smt. Rashmi Ashish Singh, Parliamentary Secretary, Government of Chhattisgarh. Besides, Smt. Usha Padhee, Addl. Secretary Ministry of Civil Aviation, Shri. Vikramdev Dutt, CMD, AIAHL, Shri Vineet Sood, CEO, Alliance Air, and other dignitaries from MoCA, AAI, Alliance Air, and local administration from Bilaspur, and Indore were also present.

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