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.