Flight operations under regional connectivity scheme (RCS) will begin from Bihar’s Darbhanga airport in the first week of November, Union civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Saturday.
The minister who reviewed ongoing work at Darbhanga, Deoghar (Jharkhand) and Patna airports on Saturday said booking for daily flights from Darbhanga to Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru will begin before September 30.
“Flight operation will begin in the first week of November, before the auspicious festival of Chhath Puja. This will be a boon for 22 districts of north Bihar,” said Puri.
Spicejet will operate flights from Darbhanga to Delhi, Bengaluru and Mumbai under RCS.