Nok Air is expected to reach Bangkok in less than 3 hours from Guwahati Airport in Assam

Guwahati: Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal flagged off Nok Air’s first Guwahati-Bangkok direct flight from Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International (LGBI) Airport on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday.

Nok Air is a Thailand-based premium budget airline

It is the first such direct flight to Bangkok by an international carrier from the city. The flight will take off from LGBI Airport and reach Don Meuang International Airport in Bangkok, in less than 3 hours.

Nok Air is the first international carrier with a direct flight to Bangkok from Guwahati

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Nok Air is a premium budget airline from Thailand and it is scheduled to fly twice a week from LGBI Airport in Guwahati.

CM Sonowal took to social media and said, “This moment is yet another realisation of PM Shri Narendra Modi ji’s #ActEast vision & will boost Indo-Thai tourism & trade.”

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal flagging off Nok Air’s first Guwahati-Bangkok flight in Guwahati Airport

He added that with the start of the Guwahati-Bangkok flight, “we can easily tap into the popular tourism market and boost trade”.

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