Alliance Air flight 9I 661 will take off from Mumbai on 19 October at 11.35 hrs and reach Sindhudurg at 1 hrs. After this, flight number 9I 662 from Sindhudurg will take off at 1.25 hrs and will reach Mumbai at 2.50 hrs.
The airline company Alliance Air is going to start its flight from October 9. Alliance Air is the regional flight subsidiary of Air India. Air India is to be handed over to a private company very soon. Its preparation is going on. Alliance Air said on Wednesday that it is going to start flights from Mumbai to Sindhudurg from October 9. Sindhudurg Airport has been completed recently. Alliance Air will start daily direct air service on this route.
After the commencement of the flight, Alliance Air will be the first domestic carrier in the country to start flights from Greenfield Airport in Konkan region. The greenfield airport got an aerodrome license from aviation safety regulator DGCA last week to start commercial operations. Alliance Air said in a statement, Alliance Air is going to start daily direct flights from Mumbai to Sindhudurg from October 9. This service is being started under the Regional Connectivity Scheme run by the Central Government.
Flight is starting under the scheme of the central government
The Central Government has started the Regional Connectivity Scheme to promote air flight in the country and make domestic air travel accessible. Under this, domestic flight service has been started from small airports of the country. The number of flights may be less, but people are getting the benefit of air service. The focus of the central government is to connect the entire country with the air network. The Regional Connectivity Scheme has been launched in this direction. Alliance Air will deploy its 70-seat ATR 72-600 aircraft for flights between Mumbai and Sindhudurg.
Jyotiraditya Scindia will inaugurate
On 7 September, Union Minister Narayan Rane had said that the Chipi airport located in Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra would be inaugurated by Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on 9 October. From this day direct flight service will be started between Sindhudurg and Mumbai. All the preparations related to the flight have been completed. In the recent cabinet expansion, BJP MP from Madhya Pradesh Jyotiraditya Scindia was made the Aviation Minister. After the wave of Corona stops, preparations are in full swing to resume air and international flights in the country. The Sindhudurg-Mumbai flight is a part of this.
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Alliance Air flight 9I 661 will take off from Mumbai on 19 October at 11.35 hrs and reach Sindhudurg at 1 hrs. After this, flight number 9I 662 from Sindhudurg will take off at 1.25 hrs and will reach Mumbai at 2.50 hrs. According to Alliance Air, the ticket price inclusive of all taxes on the opening day has been kept at Rs 2,520 for Mumbai-Sindhudurg. The fare for Sindhudurg-Mumbai flight has been fixed at Rs 2,621.
Greenfield airport built with an expenditure of 800 crores
The government has built the first green airport at Chipi in Sindhudurg district with an investment of Rs 800 crore. This airport is expected to accelerate economic development in the entire region. This will increase the chances of entrepreneurship with employment. Local people will get employment opportunities. IRB Sindhudurg Airport Private Limited is the company of IRB Infrastructure Developer which was entrusted with the construction of Sindhudurg Airport. Recently, this airport has been completed, from where the first flight will start on October 9.
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