Region: International flight service to resume in NE after 2 Yr

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The first flight under the international version of Udaan in India was launched between Guwahati- and Dhaka in 2019 but was withdrawn later
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International flight operation to resume from March 27
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Guwahati: International flight service was all set to resume in the northeast region almost after two years since it was suspended due to Covid19.

As per the Airports Authority of India (AAI), SpiceJet to operate three weekly international flights between Manipur capital Imphal and Mandalay in Myanmar. A 90-seater Q400 aircraft will be pressed into service.

The last international commercial flight took off through the northeast was for Paro-Guwahati-Singapore on March 20, 2020.

The first flight under the international version of Udaan in India was launched between Guwahati and Dhaka on July 1, 2019 but was withdrawn a few months later due to lack of sufficient numbers of passengers.

Later in 2020, flight operations between Guwahati and Bangkok too came to halt.

Recently, state government has been planning to connect Guwahati with Dhaka, Kathmandu, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore under the international Udaan scheme.

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