Wednesday, November 02, 2016

UK's first direct flight to Goa lands at Dabolim airport

Panaji: The first direct flight from the United Kingdom (UK) to Goa arrived at the state international airport at Dabolim as part of Goa tourism season 2016-17, officials said today.
The flight operated by Thomas Cook Airlines with 311 passengers on board landed at the airport from London last night.
"Data from the Goa airport indicates that 80 per cent of the passengers, who arrived from Manchester last night used the e-Tourist Visa (ETV) facility," it added.
Freedom Holidays Pvt Ltd, the authorised representative of Thomas Cook Airlines, will oversee all the operational aspects at the Goa airport.
02/11/16 PTI/Economic Times