Mysuru, May 28: The air service between Bengaluru and Mysuru is now to become a reality with operations commencing from June 7 under the regional air connectivity scheme UDAN 3.0 (Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik).
Lok Sabha member Pratap Simha, speaking to newsmen here on Tuesday, said he would flag off the inaugural flight from Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru on June 7.He thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha for facilitating air services between the two cities under the UDAN scheme.
The first flight will take off from Bengaluru at 1030 hrs and land at the Mandakalli airport here at 1125 hrs. On its return journey, the flight will take off at 12 noon and land in Bengaluru at 1300 hrs. The service will be on five days in a week (except Tuesday and Wednesday).
Currently, Alliance Air operates air services to 53 destinations with a fleet of 16 ATR 72-600 (70-seater) and 2 ATR 42-320 (48-seater) aircraft.