Hindon Airport Ghaziabad opened for commercial flights
KI Singh/ royalpatiala.in/ Chandigarh
With Air Heritage’s flight 4H-104 from Pithoragarh to Hindon and 4H-105 from Hindon to Pithoragarh Civil Air Terminal at Hindon Airport at Ghaziabad witnessed the commencement of commercial flight operations.
The occasion was graced by Trivendra Singh Rawat, Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Gen. V. K. Singh (Retd.); Union Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Ajay Tamta, Member of Parliament, Almora and Atul Garg, Minister of State for Health, Government of Uttar Pradesh and senior officials from the Airports Authority of India.
The dignitaries lighted the lamp and presented flower buds, sweets and souvenirs to the departing and arriving passengers. The dignitaries also handed over boarding passes to the departing passengers. The Airports Authority of India made all necessary arrangements required for the commercial flight operations. The Airport Terminal Building was suitably decorated and proper arrangements were made for hosting personnel from the media fraternity. The dignitaries flagged off the departing flight from the tarmac. The aircraft is Kings Air B-350. The flights will operate six days a week except Thursday. Arrival at Hindon Airport will be at 12:30PM, while the flight will depart from Hindon for Pithoragarh at 1:00PM.
Communication has been received from Star Air that they are also going to operate scheduled flights for Hubli-Hindon-Hubli with effect from 6th November, 2019. Star Air will fly EMB-145 (Jet engine), a 50-seater aircraft.