After a two-year break attributable to Covid-19 pandemic, the worldwide flights working from Guwahati’s Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Worldwide Airport (LGBIA) resumed companies from Saturday.
The primary flight that took off on Saturday was a Druk Air flight that left from Guwahati to Singapore at 9.10 am. The identical airline will function a flight from Guwahati to Paro in Bhutan on Sundays, stated LGBIA officers.
Bhutan’s nationwide airline Druk Air is the one worldwide service that operates flights to Guwahati, the gateway to northeast India, at current.
“Previous to the pandemic, Druk Air used to function flights from Paro to Singapore and again with a stopover in Guwahati on each methods. However the flights had been stopped in 2020 attributable to Covid restrictions,” stated an LGBIA official. Nonetheless, with Bhutan opening its borders once more for worldwide vacationers, Druk Air has began operations and it’ll enable passengers from Guwahati and different areas in northeast to journey to Singapore and Paro with ease.
As a part of the Centre’s UDAAN scheme, a flight from Guwahati to Dhaka in Bangladesh was launched in 2019. However the service was discontinued inside months attributable to shortage of visitors.
Efforts are underway to begin flights from Guwahati to Yangon (Myanmar), Kathmandu (Nepal), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Hanoi (Vietnam) and Bangkok (Thailand) throughout the subsequent few months, stated officers.
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