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CM Yogi Adityanath inaugurates SpiceJet's Gorakhpur-Varanasi flight

Union civil aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia also participated in the function from Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk Lucknow Published on: March 27, 2022 11:23 IST
Uttar pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, UP CM yogi, yogi inaugurates SpiceJet Gorakhpur Varana
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CM Yogi Adityanath inaugurates Gorakhpur-Varanasi flight. 

Highlights

  • UP CM Adityanath inaugurated SpiceJet Gorakhpur-Varanasi flight via video conferencing
  • Union civil aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia participated in the function from Gwalior
  • 78-seater flight will take around 25 minutes to cover the distance between Gorakhpur and Varanasi

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath inaugurated the SpiceJet Gorakhpur-Varanasi flight via video conferencing on Sunday (March 27).

Union civil aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia also participated in the function from Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior today.

Speaking on the occasion, CM Yogi said that nine airports are running in Uttar Pradesh and air connectivity has vastly improved in five years. The work of connecting other countries is also going on.

"At present, nine airports are functioning in the state. Four years ago, just four airports in the state were connected to mere 25 destinations. Now flights for 75 destinations across the country are available from the state," the chief minister said.

He said that the increase in air connectivity would not only boost tourism but also open up new employment opportunities in the state.

The 78-seater flight will take around 25 minutes to cover the distance between Gorakhpur and Varanasi.

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