Here is the big news for the citizens of Chandigarh. Come 2017, Chandigarhians will be able to fly to Goa directly from Chandigarh. Currently, people have to come to Indira Gandhi Airport to board the flight to Goa. As of now, 24 flights take off from Chandigarh airport to different parts of the country, including two to Gulf countries.
There will be three other cities which will have directly connectivity to Chandigarh- Pune, Hyderabad and Chennai. Apart from this, there are chances that international connectivity will be improved soon and Abu Dhabi will have direct flight from Chandigarh.
There is another consideration for a direct flight to London via Delhi from Chandigarh. The air carrier will be Air India.
Chandigarh International Airport has been inaugurated last year by PM Narendra Modi in Mohali. The total cost of constructing airport is Rs 1400 crore.