MIA resurrection: Puttur adolescent spearheads 12-hour Twitter effort | Mangaluru News


Mangaluru: At 17, when teenagers his age are occupied with professors, this lad from Puttur is busy drumming up support for Mangaluru International Airport (MIA).
A pupil of Ambika PU College, Prasad (name changed on request) will establish #FlyFromIXE, a Twitter effort on Tuesday along with other like-minded individuals interested in ensuring the all-weather connectivity for this coastal town by road, rail and air rises optimally.
The 12-hour effort from 6am will try to draw the attention of the government concerned to the diminishing air traffic in MIA. MIA, that was the 2nd busiest airport in Karnataka following Kempegowda International Airport (KIA, Bengaluru), has slipped one spot, and dropped the place to Belagavi airport. Aiding Prasad in this aspect will be @mlrairportusers, a Twitter page devoted to MIA regulars.
Supporting Prasad’s effort thought is that the information that MIA government shared with TOI. Currently, MIA is managing 72 nationally and 16 global movements each week. It had been 196 national and 72 global movements same time this past year. MIA airport manager V V Rao said flights will pick up after educational institutions reopen from the instruction hub.
Incidentally, Prasad also aired his concern about the Centralised Public Grievance Redress and Tracking System (CPGRAMS) that section of administrative reforms and public grievances monitors. Airports uthority of India that works MIA stated:”Your complaint, suggestion on CPGRAMS (PMOPG/E/2020/0788812) has been analyzed. For increasing in connectivity and flights to several destinations, we advised airlines”
Prasad stated with discussions of an airport arriving in Karwar and Kannur International Airport (began in December 2018) bringing passengers concerning amenities and services, just joint efforts by all stakeholders might help reestablish the dwindling fortunes of MIA. “We obtained minimum number of Vande Bharat Mission flights in comparison to Kannur,” he stated, adding this is a very clear warning signal to the demand for its revival of MIA.


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