During a visit to Srinagar, Jayant Sinha, union minister promised that there will be more than 150 operational airports across India in coming few years including three airports in Jammu & Kashmir.
Currently 500 airplanes are being used for the transportation, which will be increased to 2000 planes in near future. The Aviation industry in India is blooming and it would soon be one of the biggest sectors in India, like Indian Railways and Telecom Industry.
Direct flights between cities like Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai and Kolkata would help to enhance tourism sector, which can help to improve the economy of the country. Sinha was talking to young entrepreneurs in Srinagar at a function organized by Foundation for Resource Development and Education led by BJP leader Khalid Jehangir. J&K finance minister Haseeb Drabu also addressed the gathering.