The aviation ministry has asked airlines to inform air travellers about the government’s achievements in the field of aviation. On February 20, a letter was sent to airline CEOs with a message from aviation minister Suresh Prabhu and slides showing the number of unused airports that have become operational in last five years thanks to the subsidised regional connectivity scheme of UDAN.
“I am directed to forward a letter from honourable minister of civil aviation and to request you to forward to all the passengers travelling in your airline,” it says while asking airlines to inform the ministry the number of letters dispatched (to passengers) on a daily basis.
Prabhu’s message in the letter reads: “Under the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the country has made tremendous progress in all areas of economic development. We have thoroughly transformed the aviation sector due to which India has emerged as the fastest growing aviation market.” Read More