Low-cost carrier Spicejet has show interest to start off daily flight services connecting the Durgapur, Ruhr of India with the Delhi, national capital in the new year.
Mr. Apurba Sharma, Airport Director of Kazi Nazrul Islam Airport, informed media persons that Spicejet will start daily flight services between Andal (Durgapur) & New Delhi tentatively from 29 March 2020,
Currently, only Air India has operates a flight between Durgapur to New Delhi and Durgapur to Hyderabad four days a week.
Under the Ude Desh Ki Aam Nagarik Scheme (UDAN), Spicejet has started daily flight services between Durgapur to Mumbai and Durgapur to Chennai and very soon the airline is going to start Durgapur to Bengaluru flight services as well.
Spicejet’s new New Delhi to Durgapur flight will have a seating capacity of 122 seats. The Mumbai and Chennai daily flights have 189 seats each. Due to internal reasons, Air India has suspended its flight operations on Sunday and Thursday, sources said.
The situation will become normal from 12 January, sources said. The 4C category Kazi Nazrul Islam Airport in Andal can handle 4 lakh passengers annually and has night landing facilities.
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