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Dubai-Indore flight service takes off

Dubai-Indore flight service takes off

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 15 Jul 2019, 02:28 pm

Indore, July 15 (UNI): It is a red-letter day for Madhya Pradesh’s commercial capital’s Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport from where the first international flight AI 903 took off for Dubai at 1640 hrs after arriving here from Delhi at 1530 hrs.

The airport was accorded international status on May 29 and the 170-seater plane – flown by Indore-born Commander S. Bhargav and S Johar – carried 156 passengers who were given a warm send-off with Malwi turbans.

Among those present were former Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan, local parliamentarian Shankar Lalwani, Air India chairman and Managing Director A. Lohani and airport director A Sanyal.

This flight will operate thrice a week.