Alliance Air launches operation on Kolkata-Guwahati-Aizawl-Shillong sector

Alliance Air launched its operation on the Kolkata-Guwahati-Aizawl-Shillong sector on Monday. 

Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya M Scindia and Union Minister of State for Highway Transport & Highways and Civil Aviation Gen Dr VK Singh flagged off the airline by way of video convention from Delhi. 

Mizoram well being minister Dr R Lalthanglian and sports activities minister Robert Romawia accompanied by different officers additionally attended the flag-off programme from the Chief Minister Workplace right here. 

Talking on the event, Scindia mentioned that the Centre provides high precedence to the Northeast and the launching of Alliance Air on Monday was one of many manifestations of the Centre’s concern for the area. 

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He mentioned that Mizoram is without doubt one of the vital gateways to Southeast Asian nations. 

He mentioned that Mizoram has the potential to export flowers like Anthurium, greens and fruits and because of this the Aviation Ministry has included the lone Lengpui airport close to Aizawl amongst a number of airports within the nation, which have been recognized for upgradation to land cargo flights in addition to passengers flights. 

VK Singh additionally identified that efforts can be made to introduce different airways to enhance air connectivity between Mizoram and the remainder of the nation. 

Alliance Air would function an ATR-72 plane 4 days a week- Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays,  

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It can function on the Kolkata-Guwahati-Aizawl-Shillong route. 

Mizoram presently has two current airways working from the state.  

Whereas Air India operates an Airbus A319 plane on the Kolkata-Guwahati-Aizawl-Imphal sector 4 days every week, IndiGO flies an Airbus A320 on the Delhi-Aizawl and Bangalore-Guwahati-Aizawl routes. 

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