SpiceJet has operated the first direct commercial flight to Pakyong airport from Kolkata. The airline will operate direct flights on the Kolkata-Pakyong-Kolkata route daily under the Centre's regional connectivity scheme UDAN. The airline has deployed a 78-seater Bombardier Q-400 aircraft on the route. From October 16, the airline will launch a second flight connecting Guwahati with Pakyong.
SpiceJet is among the first private companies that stepped into the Indian aviation sector.