Direct flights to Dubai from Vijayawada to start on Oct. 29

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Balashowry asked officials to restore flights from Vijayawada to Mumbai and Varanasi. He also sought an additional daily flight to Delhi in view of the high demand. — Facebook

VIJAYAWADA: Machilipatnam MP Vallabhaneni Balashowry has announced that the long-awaited direct flight service from Gannavaram (Vijayawada Airport) to Dubai will turn out to be a reality from October 29.

The Lok Sabha member made the announcement after attending a meeting of the Airport Advisory Committee at the Vijayawada International Airport in Gannavaram on Saturday.

At the meeting, Balashowry asked officials to restore flights from Vijayawada to Mumbai and Varanasi. He also sought an additional daily flight to Delhi in view of the high demand.

The MP expressed dissatisfaction with the slow progress in the construction of the new terminal building. Following this, officials told him that all terminal works will be completed by next July.

District collector Ranjit Basha, SP Joshua and the airport director were among those present.

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