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SpiceJet starts daily flights on Guwahati-Dibrugarh route

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

today said it has daily flight services on Guwahati-route, making it the 50th destination for the no-frills airline.

"With the new will now operate a total of 26 in and out of North East and a total of eight within the region," the airline said in a release.

The direct flight from to would be operated daily with 78-seater Bombardier Q400 aircraft.

Now, flies to 50 destinations, including 43 domestic and 7 international places, according to the release.

"We thank SpiceJet and especially Singh for accepting our request and inducting onto SpiceJet's network with such priority. This means a fresh impetus to trade, tourism and connectivity between northeastern states and adjoining regions," Chief Minister was quoted as saying in the release.

Singh is the Chairperson and Managing Director (CMD) of the airline.

SpiceJet's Chief Marketing Officer Debojo Maharshi said the north eastern region has a distinctive connectivity constraint on account of its difficult terrain and hence SpiceJet has always remained committed to enhancing connectivity to this region.

The budget airline operates an average of 384 daily flights, with a fleet of 35 Boeing 737NG and 20 Bombardier Q- 400 planes.

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First Published: Tue, October 03 2017. 17:48 IST