BJP National Spokesperson Jaiveer Shergill, together with leaders of Punjab, on Tuesday met Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and raised the demand for resumption of flights from Adampur to Delhi.
He additionally introduced the demand for beginning a direct flight from Adampur to Varanasi, the birthplace of Guru Ravidas.
Shergill apprised the minister that trying on the potential and requirement of air connectivity to the Doaba area of Punjab together with adjoining border areas of Himachal Pradesh, the Central Government on May 1, 2018, permitted low-cost airline SpiceJet to function flights on the Delhi-Adampur sector below the UDAN scheme.
“This flight successfully operated till March 2020. Seeing the positive response and catering to the demands of the sector, you approved the construction of a new terminal building by the AAI with the intent to add Mumbai and Jaipur sectors, ” he stated.
Shergill stated regardless of immense site visitors and demand, SpiceJet has not operated any flight on this specific sector since November 2020, barring the 2 days of operation in April 2021, which is inflicting inconvenience to flyers.
“In addition, in the absence of any flights the new terminal construction project being undertaken will be an exercise in futility, ” he informed the minister.