Air Asia launches Agartala-Kolkata flight service


Agartala:   Air Asia launched its flight services from Agartala to Kolkata, Delhi, Guwahati and Imphal.

Biplab Kumar Deb, Chief Minister, Tripura flagged off the first Air Asia flight to Kolkata from the Maharaja Bir Bikram (MBB) Airport here.

Speaking on the occasion Tripura CM said that air connectivity is very important for the northeastern states .He said that when SpiceJet had pulled back their services from the state early this year; he had taken up the issue with the Union Civil Aviation minister and had urged him to take initiative regarding Tripura’s air connectivity.

Chief Operating Officer of Air Asia, Sanjay Kumar said 14 flights would operate in a week from the MBB airport in Agartala-Kolkata, Agartala-Delhi, Agartala-Guwahati and Agartala-Imphal routes.