Pioneering regional connectivity in India, SpiceJet, the country's favourite airline and the largest regional player has announced the launch of a daily non-stop flight connecting Delhi with Pakyong (Gangtok), Sikkim effective 23rd January, 2021. SpiceJet was awarded Pakyong under UDAN II.
Pakyong airport is the only operational civil airport handling commercial flight operations in the State and SpiceJet will be the first and only airline to offer daily direct air connectivity between Delhi and the North-Eastern State of Sikkim. The airline 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 27th January, 2021.
Ajay Singh, Chairman & Managing Director, SpiceJet, 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. Our exclusive flights from Delhi to Pakyong (Gangtok) will cater to the growing demand of leisure travellers and backpackers who wanted to visit this beautiful city in the foothills of Himalayas. With the launch of these new flights, we aim to make journeys shorter and the stays longer at these beautiful destinations."
The airline has announced an introductory promotional fare starting at INR 4310 /- on Delhi-Pakyong and Pakyong-Delhi route.
With the launch of the new flight services, passengers from Pakyong and Leh can now conveniently travel to a host of other cities both on SpiceJet's domestic as well as international network via multiple onward connections from Delhi.
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