The chance of increasing through Visakhapatnam International Airport should be contemplate by all stakeholders by making use of the existing facilities, MP Kambhampati Haribabu has expressed.
He was speaking at an official meeting on Promotion of international cargo amenities from Visakhapatnam Airport”, conducted by the AP chambers.
Mr. Haribabu expressed he would speak to the managements of the pharma companies, no of companies. Which have their head offices in Hyderabad, to examine routing their products manufactured in the city, by way of Vizag Airport.
Visakhapatnam airport has direct flights to Kuala Lumpur, Dubai, Sri Lanka and Singapore. He addressed to all airline operators to provide that the tariff for cargo exporters was the unchanged from Vizag as that of Hyderabad and other cities.
The MP told “Vizag Airport has six parking bays and I wrote to all airline managements to open up the all chances of parking their flights in Vizag to make possible late night arrivals and early morning departures from Vizag. Only Trujet expressed its volubility to park and one ATR flight and start operations from Vizag in coming days.
Aviation fuel tax
He expressed airport highers were ready to allow free parking to airline operators for some days. He called upon airline operators to take advantage of the opportunity. The tax on aviation fuel in AP was the lowest in India, which also beneficial to operators.
A representative of Silk Air expressed the airline was planning to operate wide-bodied aircraft from the coming summer. G. Prakash Reddy Airport Director expressed.