Yogi Adityanath, Uttar Pradesh chief minister, who inaugurated the first terminal of Gorakhpur airport, has announced that Gorakhpur will soon have air connectivity with Mumbai and Nepal’s capital Kathmandu.
Yogi has underlined the importance of regional air connectivity and said that the state government will start flight services to places like Allahabad, Bareilly, Kanpur, Jhansi and Faizabad.
Focusing on the development in Uttar Pradesh, Yogi said that it is important for the districts in the state to have low-priced air connectivity to all parts of the country.
He also said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has committed to provide cheap aviation services to the Indian people and his dream is that even a poor person should fly in an aeroplane.
Union aviation minister, Jayant Sinha, has also requested officials to start the construction of the Gorakhpur airport’s second terminal as soon as possible.