Guwahati airport, The Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport is set to operate 27 additional flights in Guwahati, increasing the total number of daily flights to 90. The additional flights are for the summer season and have begun as of last Sunday and will be operational until the last Sunday of October.
On Saturday, the airport’s spokesperson said that if everything goes as planned, the number of daily flights from the airport will increase from 63 to 90 during the period. As per the spokesperson, new destinations are likely to be added to the list of flights, including Varanasi and Durgapur.
Several routes will also have additional flights, such as Delhi getting two, while cities like Mumbai, Imphal, and Patna will get one each in the summer schedule. The Guwahati airport has recorded a sharp rise in terms of air traffic movement and passengers after the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic, the spokesperson stated.
In the last two months, the number of passengers at Guwahati airport increased to 1,18,181 from 1,09,037. Last year, during the summer schedule, the top three airlines with the highest weekly operations were Indigo with 187 flights, Airasia with 69 flights, and SpiceJet with 63 flights.
Published by – Kiruthiga K
Edited by – Kritika Kashyap