• Download mobile app
22 Apr 2024, Edition - 3205, Monday

Trending Now

  • 830 voters names go missing in Kavundampalayam constituency
  • If BJP comes to power we shall consider bringing back electoral bonds: Nirmala Sitaraman
  • Monitoring at check posts between Kerala and TN intensified as bird flu gets virulent in Kerala

Coimbatore

ICCI wants more international flights to Coimbatore

Covai Post Network

Share

Following the expression of interest by a number of foreign countries and airlines to operate flights via Coimbatore, the local chapter of the Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has made an appeal to the Union Civil Aviation Minister, Pusapati Ashok Gajapati Raju to include the industrial city in the Bilateral Traffic Rights list.

The Chamber’s president, D. Nandakumar said in the memorandum that Coimbatore is not among the 18 Indian cities on the list. Among the airlines that are keen on running direct flights to Coimbatore are Air Asia, Tiger Airlines, and Fly Dubai.

The Chamber has also requested that urgent steps be taken to extend the airport’s security area to 150 metres instead of the current 75 metres.

Coimbatore currently has direct flights to Sharjah (twice a week) and Singapore (thrice a week).

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

COIMBATORE WEATHER