New Delhi: Minister of Civil Aviation, Jyotiraditya M. Scindia, MoS, virtually flagged off Spicejet’s first direct flight for Bhavnagar (Gujarat) – Delhi sector today.
Chief Minister of Gujarat, Vijay Rupani virtually embellished the event as the Chief Guest, an official release said.
Jyotiraditya M. Scindia, Union Minister of Civil Aviation said, “I feel honoured to flag off the first direct flight operations on the heritage city of Bhavnagar to Delhi route. The city has played a vital role in the economic activities of entire Gujarat since ancient times. ”
“This city is an important center for the diamond cutting, polishing, and ship breaking industry not only for India but for the entire world. Bhavnagar is the prominent city of India where a blend of the symbolic initiatives of ‘Vocal for Local’ & ‘Local to Global’ started by our Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is found, ” Union Minister added.
Jyotiraditya M. Sindhia further said that newly introduced Vehicle Scrappage Policy will also benefit the people of Bhavnagar.
Apart from economic activities, city has its own rich cultural and historical significance. These new flights will act as a catalyst for the tourism sector of the region while aiding the trade and commerce sector of Bhavnagar.