Budget carrier SpiceJet has now started non-stop Daily flights between Delhi and Pakyong from today onwards.
SpiceJet was also the first domestic operator to land a commercial flight at Sikkim”s Pakyong airport from Kolkata in early October of 2018.
The airline will use a Bombardier 400 aircraft on the new route, which is offered under the government’s regional connectivity scheme UDAN.
As per the Tourism Department and the Airports Authority of India (AAI), the direct Delhi-Pakyong flight will boost tourism and also help locals visit Delhi for medical emergencies.
Apart from this, the airline also plans to add a second frequency on the Delhi-Leh-Delhi sector from January 27 onwards.
SpiceJet Chairman and Managing Director Ajay Singh said, “We are delighted to launch new flights connecting Pakyong and Leh to the national capital. Sikkim is one of the most beautiful and sought-after travel destinations in India.”
He further said that with the launch of these new flights, SpiceJet aims to make journeys shorter.