Pantnagar to Doon flight operations begin

Dehradun, January 4

Flight operations between Dehradun and Pantnagar began on Friday with Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, Finance Minister Prakash Pant and state Assembly Speaker Premchand Agarwal flagging off a flight from the Jollygrant airport for Pantnagar.

The Chief Minister said the flight operations between Dehradun and Pantnagar would boost connectivity between the Garhwal and Kumaon regions.

Flight operations for Pantnagar and back have been commenced by Air India subsidiary Alliance Air as part of the Centre’s mission “Connecting India” to enhance regional connectivity , Air India CMD Rajesh Kharola said. The airfare has been pegged at Rs 1,590. —PTI