Vadodara MP, FGI meet Union minister; seek international flights from city
| Thursday | 11th October, 2018
VADODARA: Vadodara MP Ranjan Bhatt and Federation of Gujarat Industries ( FGI ) met Union civil aviation minister Suresh Prabhu and requested to start an international flights from Vadodara airport .
FGI authorities said that Prabhu called joint secretary and officials of civil aviation to expedite the process.
They also made representation for extending the existing runway for regular international flights.FGI officials said that they joined Bhatt on the behalf of industries.
The industrial body feels that having more air connectivity with other cities will not just boost trade but also increase tourism.
Prabhu assured Bhatt and the delegates that the civil aviation ministry will consider sentiments of the people in central Gujarat and work on the matter swiftly to get the international flight operational.The FGI has in past made representations to increase the connectivity from Vadodara airport to other cities.
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