MYSURU: Karnataka Minister R.V. Deshpande urged Air India to consider introducing flights between Mysuru and Goa.
On Saturday, Deshpande said he had discussed with newly appointed chairman and managing director of Air India Pradeep Singh Kharola the issue of connecting Mysuru and Goa o promote tourism in Karnataka, reports The Hindu.
He also urged Air India to consider operating flights between Goa and Hampi.
Also, the state government is trying to open Bidar airport for civilian flights.
Deshpande said the government is in talks with GMR Group, which built the international airport at Hyderabad, for relaxation of its condition against opening an airport within 150 km.