The Indian low-cost airline IndiGo introduced that it’ll begin flight operations between Jharkhand’s Deoghar and Kolkata from July 12. The Deoghar-Kolkata flights will function 4 instances every week from July 12, the airline stated in a press release. Aviation regulator DGCA had on June 29 granted an aerodrome license to the newly-built airport in Jharkhand, permitting it to deal with narrow-body plane equivalent to A321 and B737.
The license has been upgraded from 3C to 4C, which allows industrial operations as much as Airbus 321, Boeing 737 sort, and equal plane. A 3C license permits an airport to solely deal with regional plane like ATR-72. It may also facilitate simple connectivity to coming to Baidyanath Dhaam.
Chief Strategy and Revenue Officer of IndiGo Sanjay Kumar stated, “These new flights will enhance connectivity and significantly reduce transit time between Kolkata and Deoghar, from 7.5 hours to less than 1.25 hours.”
“The increased access to Deoghar — home to Baba Baidyanath Temple, Trikuta Parvata, Rama Krishna Mission Vidyapith, and Naulakha Mandir — will also boost religious tourism in the region,” he added.
Deoghar airport would be the second airport within the state after Ranchi. Spread in an unlimited space of 650 acres, the design of the terminal constructing is impressed by the construction of Baba Baidyanath Temple. Paintings of tribal artwork, handicrafts, and native vacationer websites are showcased within the terminal constructing.
(With inputs from PTI)