Monday, October 05, 2015

2 more chartered flights arrive with 264 tourists from Ukraine, Moscow

Vasco: Two chartered flights ‘FlyDubai’ and ‘Transaero’ arrived in the state from Ukraine and Moscow respectively, bringing in around 264 passengers on Sunday morning.
As per available information, ‘FlyDubai’ is the second chartered flight of the season and brought in 43 passengers from Ukraine, while the ‘Transaero’ the third chartered flight brought 221 passengers from Moscow. Both the flights landed at the airport at around 5 a.m and 8.30 a.m respectively.
Interestingly, neither the officials from tourism department nor from Airport Authority of India were present to receive the passengers at the airport. It may be recalled that every year the tourism department makes an arrangement to dispatch a team of officials at Dabolim airport to welcome the foreign tourists upon their arrival through chartered flights, however, this year, no officials were present to receive the passengers even of the first chartered light of the season.
05/10/15  Navhind Times
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