Air India's subsidiary starts Guwahati-Dimapur-Imphal flight under UDAN

Alliance Air, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Air India Limited on Saturday formally commenced its maiden flight operation connecting Guwahati-Dimapur-Imphal under regional connectivity scheme Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik (UDAN).

It will connect Guwahati-DimapurImphal-Dimapur- Guwahati three times a week on both routes, officials said.

Nagaland Transport Minister P Paiwang Konyak flagged off the inaugural flight at Dimapur airport here on Saturday.

The minister stated that presently Nagaland has two flights connecting with the rest of the country.

He said the introduction of Alliance Air service under UDAN, it will boost connectivity, facilitate economic growth and the tourism sector for Nagaland.

Chief Executive Officer, Alliance Air, C S Subbiah said that the service will be upgraded to daily service in future and will work out to introduce connecting flight to Delhi from Guwahati as suggested by the minister.

Dear Reader,

Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.

We, however, have a request.

As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.

Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.

Digital Editor

Business Standard is now on Telegram.
For insightful reports and views on business, markets, politics and other issues, subscribe to our official Telegram channel