Guwahati Airport To Resume International Flights To Bhutan With Druk Air

by Vinita Jain
Guwahati Airport To Resume International Flights To Bhutan With Druk Air

Guwahati’s Lok Priya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport is going to resume international passenger flight services on 3rd September 2022. After the COVID-19 pandemic for the first time Guwahati International flight services are resuming. Bhutan’s Druk Air is the premier and only international service operating flight to Guwahati, the gateway to Northeastern India. Bhutan’s national airline, Druk Air, has resumed flights to Guwahati and will offer international flights in northeastern India with Paro (Bhutan) and Singapore.

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Druk Air Operations Halted For 2 Years

Due to the pandemic, the Druk Air operations were off for 2 years. And, because Bhutan has recently opened its borders to international travelers. It’s going to witness more travelers, especially from eastern and northwestern India. As for Indians taking a direct flight to Paro Airport is more convenient instead of taking the long street journey to Bhutan.

Guwahati also shared tweeted the same news. Check it out.

Druk Air Connects Guwahati To Singapore

Druk Air also connects Guwahati with Singapore’s Changi Airport. According to sources, Druk Air will operate for 2 days a week from Guwahati. And the aircraft Airbus-319 is supposed to be a 100-seater.

However, this is a very favorable initiation for the state of Assam and also for North East India. Because this is going to assist in improving air routes to the ASEAN countries.

As of now, there are just 2 international airports in North East India. In fact, North East India only comprises 8 states (Assam, Manipur, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, and Sikkim). But the good news is that the Assam government is also working on the upcoming 5 other international air connectivity routes. Including our neighboring countries like Myanmar, Bangladesh, and Nepal. And according to India’s Global Udaan Plan Assam will be also linked to five other international destinations.

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