Spicejet To Connect Delhi With Sikkim With Daily Direct Flights From Jan 23

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Indian low-cost airline, SpiceJet announced to launch daily direct flights between Delhi and Pakyong airport of Sikkim from January 23.

SpiceJet was the first domestic operator to land a commercial flight at Sikkim’s Pakyong airport from Kolkata in early October of 2018.

  • The one-way fares on the route are starting at Rs 4,310.
  • The flights will operate 4 days a week, from Monday to Thursday.
  • The company will deploy a Bombardier Q400 aircraft on the Delhi-Pakyong-Delhi route.
  • In addition, SpiceJet will add a second frequency on Delhi-Leh-Delhi sector starting Jan 27.

According to the airline, it aims to make journeys shorter with the launch of these new flights.

The airline was awarded Pakyong as part of the second round of the UDAN or Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik, government’s regional connectivity program.

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Pakyong airport is the only operational civil airport handling commercial operations in the tiny Himalayan state, and SpiceJet will be the first and only airline to offer daily direct air connectivity between Delhi and Sikkim.

Ajay Singh, Chairman & Managing Director, SpiceJet, said, “Sikkim is one of the most beautiful and sought after travel destinations in India. Our exclusive flights from Delhi to Pakyong (Gangtok) will cater to the growing demand of leisure travellers and backpackers who want to visit this beautiful city in the foothills of Himalayas.


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