Madurai airport starts international flights to Colombo

Friday, 27 April 2012 00:01 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

The Ministry of Civil Aviation in India has approved operation of a flight from Madurai to Colombo.

Low-cost carrier SpiceJet will become the first airline to operate an international flight from Madurai Airport with the Indian Civil Aviation Ministry approving a proposal for connecting the city with Colombo, reported NDTV.

Indian Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh told a Tamil Nadu MP that he has cleared a proposal allowing Spicejet to operate between Madurai and Colombo, NDTV further said.

When Spicejet starts the operation, Madurai would become the third airport in Tamil Nadu to operate international flights.