Two days ago, I told you the Union Civil Aviation Minister will visit the Darbhanga and Deoghar Airport on September 12 and the same has happened today. The Civil Aviation Minister, Hardeep Singh Puri, today, visited the ongoing constructed Vidyapati Airport in Darbhanga.
After inspecting and reviewing the construction process, the Civil Aviation Minister informed the media that the Flight services from Darbhanga Airport is expected to start in the first week of November. He informed the media that before Chhath Festival the flight services will start from the Darbhanga Airport. This statement assured our claim that the flight services from Darbhanga Airport might start from October 25, 2020. The Minister also said, the booking of seats in the flights to and from the Darbhanga Airport will start from September 30, 2020.
Well, those of you who don’t know, for now, the Airport Authority of India has permitted only the SpiceJet to start the civil flight services in between Darbhanga and (Delhi, Mumbai, and Bangalore).
Darbhanga Airport Development Timeline
|15-06-2016||Flight Plan Approved|
|24-08-2017||Sencond Phase of Tender Starts|
|24-01-2018||Spice Jet gets permission to fly their Aircraft on 3 air routes from Darbhanga|
|24-12-2018||Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar laid the Foundation stone of the Airport|
|06-03-2019||Spice Jet announced the Ticket Booking Date|
|30-04-2019||Spice Jet cancels Ticket Booking due to Construction Delay of the Airport|
|11-05-2020||The Civil Aviation Minister tweeted that the construction work will complete by October 2020|
|24-06-2020||Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Inspects the Airport|
|25-08-2020||Airport Authority of India told the construction will complete by 31 December 2020.|
|12-09-2020||Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri reviewed the Airport and said the flight services is expected to start by the first week of November 2020. The ticket booking to start from September 30, 2020.|