New Delhi, January 16, 2024.
The Minister of Civil Aviation and Steel, Shri Jyotiraditya M Scindia, along with Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shri Mohan Yadav flagged off the inaugural flights on three key routes from Gwalior, marking a significant milestone in enhancing air connectivity across the country.
Expressing his enthusiasm, Minister of Civil Aviation and Steel, Shri Jyotiraditya M Scindia said that this is a new beginning for all of us. This is the vision of Prime Minister Shri 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 Bangalore, Hyderabad and Delhi.
He further announced that we are trying to make a history by building new terminal building in Gwalior worth Rs 500 crore in a record time of 16 months. The airport that is an amalgamation of modernity and antiquity, depicts history, culture, civilization and local ethos of the Gwalior city and will give boost to connectivity and economic growth. He also said that 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.