Thursday, November 03, 2016

Goa Tourism welcomes season's first direct flight from London

The first direct flight from London (Manchester) to Goa for the season 2016-17 arrived on Tuesday night with 311 passengers on board who received a royal welcome at the Goa International Airport, Dabolim. Thomas Cook Airlines will be operating six flights a week to Goa from London, three each from Manchester and Gatwick.
On arrival, the passengers were given Goa Tourism souvenirs, flowers and Goan music from a live brass band. Data from the Goa airport indicates that 80 per cent of the passengers who arrived from Manchester last night availed of the Electronic Tourist Visa (ETV) facility. Freedom Holidays Pvt. Ltd, the authorized representative of Thomas Cook Airlines will be overseeing all operational aspects at the Goa airport.
02/11/16 Bindiya Chari/The Times Of India