Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar inaugurated an air taxi service from Chandigarh Chandigarh International Airport to Chandigarh to Hisar on Thursday under the central government’s ‘Udon’ scheme. On this occasion, the chief minister issued the boarding pass to the first passengers of the aircraft and went to the airstrip to get information about the ship.
Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Khattar said that for the first time in the country a small aircraft is being used as an air taxi for service, which is a new initiative. The fee for Chandigarh to Hisar from Chandigarh is Rs 1755 which can be borne by ordinary people, he said. It is quite popular abroad, but it is being launched in India for the first time.
In the second phase, the service will be started from Hisar to Dehradun. In the third phase, two more routes from Chandigarh to Dehradun and Hisar to Dharamshala will be added on January 23. The company plans to connect the Haryana route with Shimla, Kullu and others.
The Chief Minister tweeted, “On the auspicious occasion of Capricorn today, Air Taxi service was launched from Chandigarh Chandigarh to Hisar under the Union Government’s Udon project. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that a man wearing slippers can also fly by plane, which is a step in that direction.