of Civil Aviation, Shri Jyotiraditya Scindia, and Minister of State for Civil
Aviation, Gen. Dr. Vijay Kumar Singh (Rtd.) have inaugurated a direct flight from
Kolhapur to Bengaluru, 14 Jan. 23
route will be operated by IndiGo seven days a week
flight will operate from 13th January as per the following schedule:
inaugural address, Minister of Civil Aviation, Shri Jyotiraditya Scindia
said that focusing on the development
and progress of Kolhapur, an investment of 245cr is finalized for the
construction of a new airport terminal, expansion of the runway, and the
establishment of an ATC tower.
the vision and mission of Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi to connect
every corner of India, with the inauguration of this route Kolhapur is
connected with Hyderabad, Tirupati, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, and today, India’s
silicon capital Bengaluru.
minister further emphasized that with
the commencement of this connectivity, new opportunities will rise and benefit
people of both cities.
Vijay Kumar Singh (Rtd.) congratulated the people of Kolhapur for getting this
connectivity,which will help in boosting business, trade, and tourism in the
inauguration was graced by Prof. Sanjay Sadashivrao Mandlik, MP, Lok Sabha, and
Shri Ruturaj Sanjay Patil, MLA - Kolhapur South. Besides, Shri SK Mishra, Joint
Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Shri R. K. Singh, Principal Advisor,
IndiGo, and other dignitaries from MoCA, AAI, IndiGo, and local administration
from Kolhapur were also present.