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Guwahati: In a bid to boost air connectivity in regional routes, SpiceJet on Thursday announced the launch of three new direct flights from Guwahati connecting Pakyong in Gangtok, Patna and Hyderabad. While daily non-stop flight services on the Guwahati-Patna-Guwahati route and Guwahati-Hyderabad-Guwahati route would commence on October 10, daily direct connectivity on the Guwahati-Pakyong-Guwahati route would be effective from October 16.
Debojo Maharshi, Chief Marketing Officer, SpiceJet, handed over the first ticket and boarding pass to the Chief Minister, Sarbananda Sonowal marking the formal announcement of the launch of the new flight service.
Appreciating SpiceJet’s initiative, Sonowal termed the development as a golden opportunity for the state. He said the newly flights would not only boost trade, education and health, but would also facilitate higher footfall of tourists from other states to Assam.
Underlining the importance of better communication for development, the Chief Minister lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision for growth of the region. He informed that during the Advantage Assam: Global Investors’ Summit, SpiceJet CMD Ajay Singh gave assurance to the State Government for giving a new boost to air connectivity in regional routes from Assam and introduction of the flights marked a new beginning in that regard.