The Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri flagged off the first commercial passenger flight to Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh from the Delhi airport on March 8, 2021. The inaugural flight was operated by an all-women crew.
According to the official statement by the Civil Aviation Ministry, the Bareilly airport has been upgraded for commercial flight operations under the government’s regional connectivity scheme- Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik.
On International Women’s Day, the all-women crew operated Delhi-Bareillys inaugural flight of Alliance Air. It will be deploying its ATR 72-600 aircraft, which can easily seat around 70 passengers on the Delhi to Bareilly route.