Andhra Pradesh Government Planning To Launch Airline Named After Amaravathi

The Andhra Pradesh government is planning to launch an airline, named after Amaravathi, once the state capital is developed. According to reports, the initiative is aimed at bringing global exposure to the upcoming city and also give a boost to the aviation sector in the state, adding that the airline is likely to be named after the state capital. Besides, six greenfield airports are being developed through public-private partnership. According to official data, air passenger traffic in the state is expected to grow to 3.6 million by the end of this fiscal, compared to 2.7 million passengers in the previous financial year.