SpiceJet has started a new domestic non-stop flight between Kolkata and Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, from Friday.
Union minister of civil aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia remotely inaugurated the flight in the presence of minister of state for road transport and highways and civil aviation General (retired) VK Singh, Jabalpur MP Rakesh Singh, secretary to the Ministry of Civil Aviation Rajiv Bansal, and SpiceJet chairman and managing director Ajay Singh.
The Kolkata-bound flight departed from Jabalpur 7.15pm today. Another one is scheduled to leave the Dum Dum aerodrum for Jabalpur at 6.10am tomorrow.
“We are delighted to connect Jabalpur with Kolkata with daily flights. Jabalpur is an important industrial city and tourist destination. SpiceJet will be the only airline connecting Jabalpur with Kolkata with daily flights. We are proud to provide the much-needed fillip to boost travel and tourism of this historic city and State,” said SpiceJet chief commercial officer Shilpa Bhatia.
With the introduction of the new flight, the airline now connects Jabalpur to Bengaluru, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Pune.