Gangtok (Sikkim), September 8, 2018:
The flight ticket and boarding pass for the first commercial flight from Sikkim was presented to the Chief Minister Pawan Chamling by representatives of SpiceJet airlines at Mintokgang on Friday.
Bhaskar Borgohain, Regional Manager (East) and his team handed over the ticket for the first commercial flight from Pakyong Airport which is scheduled to be launched on October 8th, 2018 by SpiceJet. The first flight is scheduled from Kolkata-Pakyong and Pakyong-Kolkata.
The Chief Minister voiced his interest in connecting the state to Bangkok and later furthering the connectivity to Nepal and Bhutan for the benefit of the Sikkimese people.
The Chief Minister stated that he looked forward to a long journey in taking the state to great heights of pinnacle.