Indore: The minister of state for civil aviation Jayant Sinha on Friday inquired from city airport director about the airlines, which want to start international flights from Indore. He said ministry will expedite the matter if any proposal has been received in this regard. The minister held a detailed discussion with airport director Aryama Sanyal on the subject.
Sinha was on one-day visit to city to participate in local programmes. He appreciated the passenger-friendly measures adopted at the city airport. Later, Sanyal told Free Press that minister showed interest in launch of international flights from Indore. The minister also inquired about the status of the land to be acquired from state government for airport’s expansion.
Sinha commended efforts of Sanyal for Indore airport getting selected as the best airport in Asia Pacific-Region (under-2 million passenger category) by Airport Council International. He also appreciated initiatives taken for passengers like setting up a child care room and providing free diapers to kids. Sanyal brief him about the measures to be taken in future. She said paintings, murals and idols will be displayed at the airport. Tenders have been floated for the purpose.