Spicejet has announced a daily non-stop flight connecting Delhi with Pakyong (Gangtok), Sikkim. The low-cost carrier was awarded Pakyong under UDAN II. The services will start from January 23, 2021.
Pakyong airport is the only operational civil airport handling commercial flight operations in the state.
The airline will deploy a Bombardier Q400 aircraft on this sector.
Additionally, Spicejet will add a second frequency on the Delhi-Leh-Delhi sector starting January 27, 2021.
The airline has announced an introductory promotional fare starting at ₹4,310 on Delhi-Pakyong and Pakyong-Delhi route
Ajay Singh, chairman, and managing director, Spicejet said:
“We are delighted to launch new flights connecting Pakyong and Leh to the national capital. Sikkim is one of the most beautiful and sought-after travel destinations in India.
Our exclusive flights from Delhi to Pakyong (Gangtok) will cater to the growing demand for leisure travellers and backpackers who wanted to visit this beautiful city in the foothills of the Himalayas. With the launch of these new flights, we aim to make journeys shorter and the stays longer at these beautiful destinations.”