Amritsar, 29 September 2015 (Bharat Sandesh News):– The Amritsar Vikas Manch has welcomed the news that Air India has announced a non
The AVM Patron Dr. Charanjit Singh Gumtala said that this flight will also attract passengers from the adjoining Canadian province British Columbia where a sizeable population of Punjab origin is settled. He appreciated the introduction of this flight which will provide seamless connection to passengers from seven cities, all IT hubs, in India i.e Bengaluru, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi, Ahmedabad and Pune from Delhi. Likewise, the return flight from San Franci Delhi and San Francisco Delhi and San Francisco will provide onward connections to nine cities.
However, the Manch patron demanded that this seamless connection facility should also be made available to passengers bound for Amritsar because a major portion of the new flight-load will bound and sourced at Amritsar, the most important historical and cultural centre of north India and which supplies year round occupancy. A letter has been written to Prime Minister Narinder Modi, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapati Raju and Union Finance minister Arun Jaitley.