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Virbhadra writes to PM to restart flights to Himachal

HPCC president seeks PMs intervention after Kingfisher and Air India having suspending operations, the lack of air connectivity had hit the tourism industry, which forms the backbone of the state’s economy

   Wednesday 05-Dec-2012  | New Delhi

With all airline companies having suspended operations to Himachal for four months, state Congress president Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to step in and direct Air India to restart flights on the Delhi-Shimla, Delhi-Kullu and Dharamshala-Kullu routes before the onset of the winter tourist season.

In a letter to the Prime Minister, Virbhadra has pointed out that with Kingfisher and Air India having suspending operations, the lack of air connectivity had hit the tourism industry, which forms the backbone of the state’s economy.

“The prolonged suspension of the flights to Himachal Pradesh has not only affected the hotel industry but has resulted in huge losses to the local business community that is solely dependent on tourists for a livelihood. It has also caused inconvenience to the general public particularly in case of medical emergencies,” Virbhadra’s letter reads.

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