Indian Airlines used to operate a daily flight between Nashik and Mumbai from 1972 to 1989. Vayudoot then took over and operated a Dornier 228 till June 1992. For five years, there was no air service available from Nashik, till April 1997, when the Maharashtra-Span Air — a joint venture of state government and Span Aviation Ltd — inaugurated its daily service to Mumbai. It operated a 12-seater Beechcraft on the route as a part of the government's plan to connect important districts in the state by air. The service was abruptly discontinued on 30 June 1997.
Nashik (About this sound listen)) is an ancient holy city in the northwest region of Maharashtra in India. Situated on the banks of Godavari River (Ganges of the South), Nashik is best known for being one of Hindu pilgrimage sites, that of Kumbh Mela which is held every 12 years.
The city located about 190 km north of state capital Mumbai, is called the "Wine Capital of India" as half of India’s vineyards and wineries are located in Nashik
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