Kolkata, Aug 16 (Calcutta Tube/IBNS) Deccan Charters Ltd, general aviation services company, on Monday announced the commencement of three daily charter flights between Jamshedpur and Kolkata. Deccans Charters will provide this service using a 19-seater turbo prop aircraft, between the cities of Kolkata and Jamshedpur.
This initiative has been undertaken with an intention to provide much needed connectivity to India’s first industrial city of Jamshedpur and provide impetus to the tourist inflow, said the airline.
The service commenced with an inaugural flight on Monday with daily charter flights from Tuesday. The charter flights will run 6 days a week.
“This service aims at linking the people of Jamshedpur with the rest of the country in an effective manner. It will give the ‘Steel City’ immense support for further development and reiterate its presence on the country’s air map,” said Capt. G.R.Gopinath, Chairman of Deccan Charters Ltd.
This service, from Deccan, will put Jamshedpur back on the national air network, by connecting it directly to Kolkata. Deccan’s charter service will benefit the TATA group and the business immensely by providing improved connectivity to Jamshedpur and will also result in the city embarking on a renewed phase of growth, said the airline.