Thursday, February 25, 2021

Dibrugarh to now have direct flight to Bengaluru

Dibrugarh: Dibrugarh is to be connected with Bengaluru by a direct flight to and four days a week by Indigo Airlines from March 1. Disclosing this, Hemanta Kumar Roy, the manager of the airline stationed at Dibrugarh, informed that Indigo Airlines flight 6E 6126 will take off from Bengaluru at 8:15am on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays to land at Dibrugarh at 11:15am. The return flight 6E 6128 will take off from Dibrugarh on the same respective days at 11:45am and arrive at Bengaluru at 15:25pm.

The Airports Authority of India has taken up massive expansion and up gradation projects for Dibrugarh airport to be executed in the next couple of years. SK Garg, the airport director of the Dibrugarh airport, disclosed this. He expressed his sincere thanks to the Deputy Commissioner of Dibrugarh in particular and the State Government in general for providing all necessary help in clearing the hurdles for the runway expansion project. Moreover, the airport is also to be connected to the newly-opened Dibrugarh – Tinsukia bypass road via a 1.3 km straight road. This road will increase accessibility of the airport and reduce time of travel to the airport by the passengers.

An integrated terminal building in addition to the existing 250 arrival plus 250 departures PAX capacity 10,000 metre square terminal building is planned and the Airports Authority of India has placed a request before the Government of Assam for acquisition of 70 acres of land for constructing the same.

25/02/21 Sentinel

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