By Hanif Khan in Junagadh
Central Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel visited Gujarat’s Sant Devidas baba’s Parab ashram on the occasion of Ashadhi Bij fair on Tuesday(13th of July 2010). Patel reached Parab through helicopter.
Speaking with media persons, central Civil Aviation minister said, the Ahmedabad-London direct flight service will be started in next some months.
“The Ahmedabad-London direct flight service will definitely start in next some months. Directives on this regard have already been sent to Air India and other airlines through our ministry,” Patel said.
About development of Gujarat’s Rajkot airport, Patel said the state government had been asked to provide more land.
“If the state govt wants to develop the airport at completely new location, the ministry is ready to extend full cooperation. Presently the city of Rajkot has been connected with Mumbai, however it should be connected with Delhi too.”