AP govt to support IndiGo’s Vijayawada-Singapore flight


The Andhra Pradesh government’s viability gap fund (VGF) support has enabled private aircarrier IndiGo to provide direct flight from Vijayawada to Singapore. The move comes in the backdrop of the State government’s keenness to provide international connectivity and encourage flights to unserved cities in the State.

Deal details

Following a tender process, IndiGo was chosen to operate flights between Vijayawada and Singapore at a cost of 3.05 crore per month for six months with an initial amount of 18.35 crore. The amount was arrived at based on indicative return ticket price of 18,881 per seat and 33.98 lakh for operation of two return flights per week with a 180-seater plane.

Ajai Jain, Principal Secretary, Energy, Infrastructure and Investment, told BusinessLine, “We have issued a VGF of 3 crore to encourage direct flight connectvity to Singapore.  Read More

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