After the three-month dispute over the terminal in New Delhi, finally, the first flight of SpiceJet from Adampur airport will fly for Delhi on May 1st. DC Varinder Sharma, who came to inspect Adampur Civil Airport on Saturday, announced this. The work of booking tickets will start from April 14, on the birth anniversary of Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar. Aviation company SpiceJet will start booking tickets. For this, the company has started building its office at the airport. At the airport, DC Varinder Sharma and SSP, Dehati Gurpreet, Bhullar said that all preparations for the inauguration of the flight from May 1 have been completed. Under the Flying Scheme of the Central Government, the Punjab Government has been launching flights from Adampur Airport under Regional Connectivity Service in the state. On this occasion, many other senior officials including ADC Jasbir Shah, director of Adampur Airport, Krishna Krishna were also present.
Unlike Pathankot, a plane of SpiceJet from Adampur will fly daily for Delhi daily. It will have 72 seats. Senior Commissioner and SSP Gurpreet said that civil works at the airport have been completed. At the same time, he said that the security measures have also been settled. VIP lounges and visitors have become lonely at the airport. High-powered X-ray machines have been installed to search for the passengers and their luggage. DC said that while fulfilling the commitment of linking the city through the air route from the country and the world, the land of the Punjab Government has been made available for the airport as well as land for the approach road too. Supply of water and electricity 24 hours has also been provided.
NRI and city businessmen will be benefited with the highest benefit of starting flights from Adampur. Explain that a large number of people are residing abroad from Doaba region. By now, he had to travel to Delhi via Via Amritsar flight. Businesses are also expected to get a strong boost from direct connectivity between Jalandhar and Delhi. Also, promoting medical tourism will strengthen the economy of the city.
About three months ago Prasan claimed to have started flights from Adampur. But after the spice jet company objected to the allotted terminal 1 at New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi Airport, the matter was stuck between the company and the civil aviation ministry. The company was not ready to fly from Adampur till the new terminal was allotted. After the SpiceJet got the new terminal a lot in the past, the route of flights from Adampur was cleared.