In a letter to the Union Civil Aviation Minister, Mr. Stalin mentioned Tamils had been going through difficulties as a result of non-availability of direct flights to those international locations
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.Okay. Stalin wrote to the Union Civil Aviation Minister on Thursday, to enter into an settlement with Singapore and Malaysia to supply ‘air transport bubbles’ to resolve the difficulties confronted by the Tamil diaspora in these international locations.
In his letter, Mr. Stalin mentioned that Tamils, who’re everlasting residents of Singapore and Malaysia, who made their journey to India in the course of the pandemic had been going through hardships for his or her return journey as a consequence of non-availability of direct flight providers. Additionally, individuals from Tamil Nadu had been additionally discovering it powerful to journey these international locations.
“They need to journey by way of Dubai, Doha and Colombo, which is inflicting critical inconvenience and monetary burden as they need to pay extra air prices and journey by way of lengthy distance as a result of detour. As well as, as a result of lack of settlement of momentary air transport bubbles between the international locations of Singapore and Malaysia, the journey enterprise is being cornered by overseas airways and never our nation’s airways,” he identified.
Due to this fact, the Union Minister ought to make a short lived ‘air transport bubble’ settlement with Singapore and Malaysia on the earliest to resolve the difficulties confronted by the Tamil diaspora in these international locations, Mr. Stalin demanded.