Madhya Pradesh’s Jabalpur To Get Direct Flights From March: Civil Aviation Ministry

In an important step to boost Madhya Pradesh’s aviation connectivity, the Ministry of Civil Aviation stated that direct flights to Jabalpur will once again be offered starting next month, departing from Delhi and Mumbai. According to a press release by the Ministry. of Aviation, these flights, operated by SpiceJet, are expected to facilitate smooth travel between Jabalpur, Delhi, and Mumbai, thereby enhancing accessibility and promoting economic growth in the region.

To operate direct services twice a week, the flight is set to take off on March 1, 2024, from Delhi to Jabalpur. Similarly, flights connecting Mumbai to Jabalpur will begin from March 2, 2024, offering additional connectivity options for travelers.

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Union Minister of Civil Aviation and Steel, Jyotiraditya M Scindia, expressed his enthusiasm about the collaboration with SpiceJet, which has facilitated the increased connectivity to Mumbai and Delhi for Jabalpur. . He highlighted that besides providing a convenient travel experience for the people of Jabalpur, the initiative will also boost trade, commerce, and employment opportunities in the region.

Scindia said, "I am delighted that with the support of SpiceJet, Jabalpur will get additional connectivity to Mumbai and Delhi."

"This will not only ensure an easy and time-saving travel experience for the people of Jabalpur but also enhance trade, commerce, and employment opportunities. The Jabalpur Airport is also set to get a new Terminal Building, being built for Rs. 412 crore which will further give new energy to travel and economic growth," he further added.

Additionally, Scindia emphasized the ongoing infrastructure development at Jabalpur Airport, including the construction of a new Terminal Building. Once completed, this new terminal, with an investment of Rs. 412 crore, will enhance passenger comfort and convenience, solidifying Jabalpur’s status as a significant aviation hub in Madhya Pradesh.

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