Belgaum airport to resume flights soon

SpiceJet is expected to start flights to Mumbai and Bangalore from November 15.

Published: 15th October 2012 01:47 PM  |   Last Updated: 15th October 2012 01:47 PM   |  A+A-

Sambra-in-Belgaum

The Sambra Airport, which had closed its air services a year ago, will soon resume operations. SpiceJet is expected to start flights to Mumbai and Bangalore from November 15.

Sources said, SpiceJet has informed the Sambra Airport that its services will soon commence from Belgaum. A delegation from the airline is expected to visit the airport next week when the date for commencing the flights will be decided. As of now, SpiceJet aims to start services at Belgaum and Hubli from November 15, sources said.

The last flight from Sambra airport was on November 19, 2011. Due to the termination of flights, many businessmen in and around Belgaum were irked. Belgaum Chamber of Commerce and Industries had submitted memorandums several times to authorities, including the Civil Aviation Minister.

Last month, a SpiceJet delegation had visited airports at Hubli and Belgaum and submitted a report.

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