Monday, December 02, 2019

Indigo direct flight to kolkata takes off from Amritsar

Amritsar: Sikh Community hails start of direct flight between Amritsar & Kolkata
FlyAmritsar Initiative’s Yogesh Kamra&Daljit Singh Saini receive warm welcome at Kolkata airport
Travelers between Punjab and Kolkata will not have to travel via Delhi anymore, as the first flight between Amritsar&Kolkata by Indigo airlines took off from Shri Guru Ramdas Jee International Airport Amritsar. With the introduction of this flight the travel time between Amritsar and Kolkata is now reduced to just 2 hours 40 minutes.
This direct flight also conveniently connects passengers one-stop via Kolkata travelling to other domestic and international destinations including Guwahati, Siliguri, Agartala, Bhubaneswar, Ranchi and Bangkok. The flight will depart Kolkata daily at 4:30 am reaching Amritsar at 7:10 am and then leave for Kolkata at 10:45 am.
Yogesh Kamra, Convener (India) for FlyAmritsar Initiative and Secretary, Amritsar Vikas Manch along with member Daljit Singh Saini arrived in Kolkata on the first flight.The Sikh and Punjabi community of Kolkata accorded a warm welcome to them at the Kolkata airport by offering them bouquets. 
Speaking on the occasion,Mr. Karma said that this flight will not only increase the flow of tourists between these cities, but also give a positive boost to the business. Apart from this, the international connectivity of these cities will also get a boost as travelers from Kolkata can also connect on international flights from Amritsar to the western routes for Birmingham, London, Dubai, Sharjah, Doha, Ashgabat and Tashkent.
02/12/19 Punjab News Express
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