Chandigarh, January 8: In a significant development, Haryana Deputy Chief Minister, Mr. Dushyant Chautala, revealed plans for the commencement of air services from Hisar Airport to various important cities in the country by April of this year. The announcement came following a detailed discussion today with officials from Alliance-Air Company, where a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the company is set to be signed in the near future.
As the head of the Civil Aviation Department, Mr. Dushyant Chautala shared insights into the operational strategy for air connectivity within the state. The initiative will be structured around the concept of “State VGF (Viable Gap Funding),” ensuring that passengers won’t face additional financial burdens. The initial phase will witness the deployment of a 70-seater aircraft from Hisar Airport, connecting key routes such as Chandigarh, Delhi, Jammu, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, and Kullu.
The routes are slated for a thorough review after the first 90 days, with plans to expand flights to additional destinations like Lucknow, Varanasi, and Ambala based on passenger demand. The Deputy Chief Minister emphasized that the introduction of air connectivity to Hisar is expected to catalyze growth in defense and other industries, serving as a significant source of revenue for the state.
This development signals a positive step towards enhancing regional connectivity and economic opportunities for the state of Haryana.