Goa government, which was planning to inaugurate the greenfield international airport at Mopa between August 15 and 30, on Monday informed the delay in the program.
“Some things are postponed. We will inaugurate it later in September” Chief Minister Pramod Sawant told reporters. “International airlines want to sign an agreement with Goa. After Mopa is operational, 150 flights may land in Goa,” Sawant had said.
Sawant had earlier said that the airport at Mopa will be inaugurated between August 15 and 30 and from September 1, flights will start landing at Mopa.
The chief minister said that many jobs will be created at Mopa airport to work in various departments.