You Can Now Fly Directly To Shimla From Delhi For A Getaway In The Hills

by Sanmita A
You Can Now Fly Directly To Shimla From Delhi For A Getaway In The Hills

Now, mountain lovers in Delhi can rejoice as one can fly to Shimla from September onwards. This will provide all who wish to avoid long travel, a lot of relief. The flight services in Shimla will begin after a gap of two years. The airlines, Alliance Air will resume their services from September 6 onwards. As for Shimla, the flights will land at Jubbarhatti airport, according to a report by The Tribune. People wanting to travel to Dharamshala and Kullu too, can take this flight from Shimla.

Fly To Shimla For Your Next Getaway

Alliance Air has got under ATR -42 (600) for operating the Delhi to Shimla flights. All the discussions and strategies were discussed on Wednesday regarding the resuming of air services. Not only will the aviation sector gain from this, but Shimla’s tourism too, will pick up after the resumption of air services from Delhi to the Himachal. As per media reports, Himachal’s hoteliers as well have been demanding the resumption of the flight services. As for the schedule, here’s all you need to know about their frequency –

  • Shimla & Delhi Flights will operate on all 7 days
  • Shimla-Kullu Flights will operate on 4 days
  • Shimla-Dharamshala will operate 3 days

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How Air Travel Affected Tourism In Himachal’s Capital?

Although, the two other tourist destinations, Dharamshala and Kullu in Himachal have good air connectivity. Himachal’s hotel owners believe that their tourism has been largely affected by the cutting of air travel. This implies that the resumption of regular flights to the Jubbarhatti airport will further boost the tourism sector in the state. As per reports, Himachal’s capital has failed to host high-end tourists, due to the failure of the heli taxi. A few hotels also promise flight seats, according to a media report, when the air services are resumed.

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