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Delhi-Durgapur direct flight reintroduced

IANS  |  Kolkata 

National carrier Air on Sunday reintroduced its direct flight service between West Bengal's and after a gap of nearly two years, an said here.

The flight that came from to early on Sunday, being celebrated as Bengali new year, and later flew back to the national capital had full occupancy on both ways.

"The flight reached around 7.30 a.m. The return flight AI-756, a 122-seater A319 aircraft, left at 8.25 a.m.," the said.

Air first introduced its services to in May 2015 but it was withdrawn in June 2016.

The authority said the flight will currently operate four days a week, noting that special promotional fare has evoked a lot of enthusiasm among the passengers.

who was on the flight hailed the initiative, saying the demand for tickets was good news for the as well as the airport.

"It was discussed and decided that the will resume on this auspicious day. It's great to see that all the seats were filled. The current trend is exciting for the service providers," he added.



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First Published: Sun, April 15 2018. 18:44 IST