SpiceJet's first global flight from Madurai

PTI New Delhi | Updated on April 25, 2012 Published on April 25, 2012

Low-cost carrier SpiceJet will become the first airline to operate an international flight from Madurai Airport with the Civil Aviation Ministry approving a proposal for connecting the city with Sri Lankan capital Colombo.

The Civil Aviation Minister, Mr Ajit Singh, told a Tamil Nadu MP that his Ministry has approved operation of a flight from Madurai to Colombo.

“He (Ajit Singh) told me that he has cleared a proposal allowing SpiceJet to operate between Madurai and Colombo,” Virudhunagar MP, Mr Manick Tagore, said after meet Mr Singh here today.

When SpiceJet starts operation, Madurai will become the third airport in Tamil Nadu to operate international flights.

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Published on April 25, 2012
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