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New flights flagged off connecting Gwalior to Bengaluru, Delhi & Ayodhya

Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia along with Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Dr Mohan Yadav on Tuesday flagged off the inaugural flights on three key routes from Gwalior.

Scindia said, “This is a new beginning for all of us. This is the vision of Prime Minister 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 Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Delhi.

He added, “We are trying to make a history by building new terminal building in Gwalior worth INR 500 crore in a record time of 16 months”. The airport that is an amalgamation of modernity and antiquity, depicts history, culture, civilisation and local ethos of the Gwalior city and will give boost to connectivity and economic growth, the minister said.

He also said 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.

Commenting on the development of the aviation sector in Madhya Pradesh, Scindia also said that before 2014, Madhya Pradesh had air connectivity with only 13 cities, now the number has gone up to 31.

In his remarks, Minister of State for Civil Aviation and Road Transport and Highways, Gen (Dr) VK 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,” he said.

Air India Express has been entrusted to operate daily flights on Bengaluru – Gwalior – Delhi – Ayodhya – Delhi – Gwalior – Bengaluru routes.

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