Aviation

Maha moots plan for flights on low-connectivity routes

MUMBAI

The state government is working on a scheme to provide flights on low-connectivity routes from bigger cities to smaller towns, officials said.

“People have to travel by road from Nagpur to Chandrapur for over three hours whereas by flight the distance can be covered in 25 minutes. However, there is no Nagpur-Chandrapur flight,” state general administration department’s Additional Chief Secretary P S Meena said.

Airline companies have shown interest in the proposal and selection of operators for the scheme would be done through tenders, he said.

Read more at Economic Times

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