There is still some time anticipated for regular fliers residing in South and East Bengaluru for flights from the Hosur Airport. The airport is at a short distance from these two parts of Bengaluru, while the Kempegowda International Airport is further away.
In the winter flight schedule that started on October 28, there was no mention of any commercial flights operating from Hosur Airport. Under the UDAN scheme (Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik) an MoU has been signed between the Tamil Nadu government and Ministry of Civil Aviation to commence low-cost airlines from the Hosur Airport.
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Turbo Aviation, a Hyderabad airline has been selected to start flights from the airport, however, no flights have been planned for this winter until March 30, 2019.
An NOC is required by the Hosur Airport from BIAL to operate commercial flights, since it is within the required distance of 150 kilometers from Kempegowda International Airport.