Maiden flight to Rome takes off from Amritsar

Maiden flight to Rome takes off from Amritsar

The direct flight from Amritsar to Rome took off on Wednesday. File photo

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, September 8

The direct flight from Amritsar to Rome took off on Wednesday. As many as 183 passengers boarded the Amritsar — Rome direct flight from Shri Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport and 130 passengers are expected to arrive from Rome, day after tomorrow on arrival flight.

Air India’s Dreamliner has a total of 256 seats of which 238 are economy class and 18 are business class seats. Seven business class and 176 economy class seats were booked by passengers on this flight.

Gurjit Singh Aujla, chairman of the advisory committee of Shri Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport, Amritsar, congratulated the passengers of the flight and said this flight connects Amritsar to Europe, which is the hub of Punjabi community. “It was a long-standing demand of the people living in Italy and it was my duty to raise their demand,” he said.

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