Star Air starts direct flight between Mumbai and Kolhapur under the Regional Connectivity Scheme. A series of joy and excitement burst outs in the public as direct flight to Kolhapur finally begins. The flights will now run thrice a week between Mumbai and Kolhapur as they have taken the passengers comfort as their main goal.
More about Star Air and Sanjay Ghodawat Group
The Sanjay Ghodawat Group (SGG) is an Indian business conglomerate that has a profound presence in the business verticals. It was founded in 1933 and since its inception, it has witnessed surreal growth and development under the great leadership of its Founder and Chairman- Mr. Sanjay Ghodawat.
The major domain of the Company includes, Aviation, Consumer Products, Energy, Realty, Mining, Education and Textiles. It has a strong base of customers both domestically and globally that accounts to more than millions.
It also has a great strength of its employees , that accounts to more than 10,000. SGG’s performance has been great lately following the vigorous hardwork of both the employees and the founders along with the significant changes made to foster speedy growth and development.
Importance of Kolhapur
The development of Kohlapur in the field of agriculture, manufacturing, pilgrim sites, jewellery, leather shoes and slippers have made it an important hub, thus quick, efficient transition and connectivity is imperative. Shrenik Ghodawat, MD (Star Air) commented on the launch of the flight as he said “We are pleased to announce our homecoming flight. With the beautiful city of Kolhapur serving as SGG’s operations base, it is a surreal feeling to connect Star Air to its parent company.
The launch of our new destination will not only bolster trade but also strengthen tourism between the cities. We hope to add many more regional cities. We hope to add many more regional cities to the travel map of India in the future.”
Efficiency and better service
The Airline has scheduled their flights thrice a week between Mumbai and Kolhapur, keeping in mind the comfort of its passengers. The scheduled days are Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday with a possibility of expansion and frequency to a daily service, depending on the passenger’s response.
The Airline company presently offers flight services to 19 Indian cities, that includes Ahmedabad, Ajmer, Bengaluru, Belagavi, Delhi(Hindon), Hubballi, Indore, Jodhpur, Kalaburagi, Mumbai, Nashik, Surat, Tirupati, Jamnagar, Hyderabad, Nagpur, Bhuj, Bidar and Kolhapur. It has also decided to improvise and offer affordable price to the public under the ‘UDAN’ scheme.
What to expect?
Kolhapur is famously known as the ‘Dakshin Kashi’ and is one of the oldest civilization in the country, thus it is an imperative tourism hub. So considering its geographical importance, the new direct flight between Mumbai and Kolhapur will provide speedy and better connectivity, fostering growth and trade and business as well.
The passengers will now receive more effecient service and previously the journey took them a lot of their time due to improper connectivity and no flights. Thus Star Air’s direct flight service is a smart move for the growth of both the passengers and the Airline company.
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