Zoom Airlines to connect Jabalpur-Kolkata from May 30

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 17 May 2017 11:21:02


Staff Reporter,

May 30 onwards the Zoom Airlines flight connecting Delhi-Jabalpur-Kolkata-Delhi and Jabalpur-Pune would be started after fulfilling some technical formalities and availability of flights

ZOOM Airlines is going to start its airlines service connecting Jabalpur to Kolkata from coming May 30 onwards. Besides this, flight from Jabalpur to Pune would be started from August 16 informed Member of Parliament Rakesh Singh. He said that as a result of persistent efforts to strengthen connectivity of city with major centres of the country, routes for Kolkata and Pune have been opened with start of flight for both the cities.


It may be mentioned that since last few months, Member of Parliament Rakesh Singh is working to engage Zoom Airlines services for Jabalpur connecting to Kolkata, Pune and appealed the company to work in this direction. He also apprised the company about the profitability of the flight on both the routes. The services would provide connectivity for citizen on both the direction. MP Rakesh Singh to Zoom Airlines in this regard also gave a report.


In the discussion with MP Rakesh Singh, Zoom Airlines had apprised that in Delhi Airport the slot is not available, along with this slot for Delhi to Jabalpur and Jabalpur to Kolkata and return to Delhi is also not available in Delhi Airport. Similarly, for Jabalpur - Pune flight the permission is denied by authorities and appealed him to extend support in obtaining slot and permission for both the flights. Thereafter, MP Singh appealed Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha and also contacted Dial Agency operating Delhi Airport and appealed them to provide approval for flights and slot at the airport.


MP Singh said it is a matter of great happiness that due to regular monitoring and efforts, all the hurdles before Jabalpur Kolkata and Jablapur-Pune flight have been cleared. It is expected that from May 30 onwards the Zoom Airlines flight connecting Delhi-Jabalpur-Kolkata-Delhi and Jabalpur-Pune would be started with fulfilling some technical formalities and availability of flights.


MP Singh added that within 2-3 days, Zoom Airlines officials would visit Dumna Airport and for local arrangements they would hold meeting with Airport officials.


MP Singh said, “As per his assurance, the flight connecting Jabalpur to Kolkata and Jabalpur to Pune would be started soon opening new avenues of development for Jabalpur.”