Guwahati's Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport is set to be linked to four international destinations- Yangon, Hanoi, Kuala Lumpur, and Kathmandu.
It is to be mentioned that the Union Government on 24 July has already invited bids for the same under its UDAN scheme.
Earlier, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) had conducted the first round of bidding under the UDAN international scheme for the operation of international routes connecting Guwahati to Dhaka, Kuala Lumpur, Yangon, Kathmandu, Singapore, and Bangkok back in November 2018.
However, airline operators only submitted bids for two routes linking Guwahati to Dhaka in Bangladesh and Bangkok in Thailand.
As per the AAI, the Government of Assam will be paying a maximum subsidy of Rs 2,745 per passenger for the Guwahati-Kathmandu route, Rs 7,445 per passenger for Guwahati-Kuala Lumpur route, Rs 4,831 per passenger for Guwahati-Yangon route and Rs 4,545 per passenger for Guwahati-Hanoi route.
Source: G Plus
Updated by: News Sources 2019-07-25 4:56 PM