Delhi-Bathinda flight as per disclosure by the carrier had 80% occupancy rate before it was halted post-Covid: Harsimrat Badal

Harsimrat Kaur Badal – Former Union Minister :

Civil Aviation ministry should review its assessment that Delhi-Bathinda flight is not viable after disclosure by the carrier that flight had 80% occupancy rate before it was halted post-Covid.

In fact the flight should be made a daily feature from the earlier thrice a week run.

Punjab FM should release State subsidy quotient of Rs 3 crore per annum for Delhi-Bathinda flight.

CM Capt Amarinder should take up the need to renew the flight with centre besides ensuring subsidy for flight is extended by another 4 yrs as per provisions of the scheme.

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