Launched beneath the UDAN scheme, this day by day direct flight will cut back the journey time between Agartala and Aizwal to 45 minutes by air from 10 hours by highway.
- Last Updated: March 3, 2020, 3:34 PM IST
- Edited by: Chhavianshika Singh
Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) flagged off direct day by day flight operations from Agartala, (Tripura) to Aizawl, (Mizoram) beneath the Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN) Scheme of Government of India. The Chief Minister of Mizoram, Shri PU Zoramthanga Ji inaugurated the flight operations within the presence of the State Government Officials, Smt. Usha Padhee, Joint Secretary, MoCA and RED, Airport Authority of India (AAI).
Low-Cost Flying Carrier, Indigo was awarded this tourism route beneath the UDAN Three bidding course of to boost the aerial connectivity of North East India. The graduation of flight operations on this route inks the dedication of the Ministry of Civil Aviation to attach the non-connected areas of India. With the inauguration of Agartala-Aizawl route, Ministry of Civil Aviation has operationalised 262 routes beneath the UDAN scheme of Government of India.
Aizawl is the capital metropolis of the north-eastern state of Mizoram in India and situated at 3,000 toes above sea degree. It is the biggest metropolis within the state. Moreover, folks need to journey to the town for all administrative works as Aizawl is the centre of administration for the area. Aizawl is the place for all authorities places of work, state meeting home, and civil secretariat. People needed to undergo an extended 10-hour journey by highway in the event that they needed to attain Aizawl from Agartala as till now, there have been no direct flights and prepare journey choices obtainable for the folks. Aizawl is an attractive metropolis which can be known as because the land of highlanders. Tlawng river that flows previous the town additional provides to the great thing about the area. Moreover, the place can be recognized for the Turial River Valley and The Tamdil Lake which too are the star points of interest of the town. People from all around the nation go to the best waterfall of Mizoram Vantawang which falls from a top of 750 toes in Aizawl.
The graduation of flight operations on this route will increase tourism within the area whereas it would additionally help the natives of the area to journey comfortable by taking a continuous 45-minute flight from Agartala to Aizawl. Currently, Pawan Hans Limited operates intra-state Heli providers and now Indigo too will function direct day by day flights to attach Aizawl higher with Agartala.