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MoS Education, Tourism Priys Sethi Flagging of Flights from Jammu to Bathinda
It would benefit tourists and pilgrims going to Vaishnu Devi and Jammu as presently passengers have to go by train or by road, which takes around 11-14 hours, but with Bathinda-Jammu flight getting operational, it will reduce the travel time to 1 hour and 5 minutes.The minimum flight fare of Rs 1,295 is set on the first come first serve basis and the maximum price would go up to Rs 2,500.Alliance Airline, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the national carrier Air India, is starting the new flight under the regional connectivity scheme. Bathinda is the only city in Punjab having been selected under the ‘Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik’ (UDAN 2) scheme for the second tier cities.
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