This Article is From Sep 27, 2010

Inaugural Chennai-Madurai flight lands at Madurai

Madurai: The inaugural flight of the Chennai-Madurai Spicejet landed in Madurai on Monday with about 150
passengers onboard.
The first flight of the low-cost airliner, promoted by Sun TV Network promoter Kalanithi Maran, was accorded a water gun salute at the airport in Madurai.

The city has become the 20th destination of the carrier in India.

Madurai holds an important place in the tourism map of Tamil Nadu with its famous heritage Meenakshi Amman temple and proximity to the hill retreat of Kodaikanal.