17 Jan 2024

Madhya Pradesh: New Flight Routes connecting Gwalior to Bengaluru, Delhi and Ayodhya inaugurated

The Minister of Civil Aviation and Steel, Jyotiraditya M Scindia, along with Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shri Mohan Yadav flagged off the inaugural flights on three key routes from Gwalior, marking a significant milestone in enhancing air connectivity across the country.

Expressing his enthusiasm, Scindia said that this is a new beginning for all of us. This is the vision of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, to highlight and enhance the economic and spiritual strengths of India through world-class connectivity.

He also said that Gwalior is now connected with 6 cities - Delhi, Hyderabad, Indore, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Ayodhya and now has 33 weekly flight movements. He also thanked Air India Express for connecting Gwalior with Bangalore, Hyderabad and Delhi.

Scindia further announced that we are trying to make a history by building new terminal building in Gwalior worth Rs 500 crore in a record time of 16 months. The airport that is an amalgamation of modernity and antiquity, depicts history, culture, civilization and local ethos of the Gwalior city and will give boost to connectivity and economic growth. 

He also said that the terminal that is to be completed in the next few days, will be spread in 2 lakh square feet to meet the futuristic demands of the region.

In his remarks, the Minister of State for Civil Aviation and Road Transport and Highways, Gen (Dr) V.K. Singh(Retd.) said that the inauguration of these routes underscores the government's dedication to making air travel more accessible and convenient for citizens. We believe these connections will not only facilitate travel but also contribute to the overall development of these regions.

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