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Direct flight from Chandigarh to London will start this year, British Deputy High Commissioner assured

  Direct flight from Chandigarh, Chandigarh International Airport to London will start soon. This flight will start this year. In this regard, British Deputy High Commissioner Caroline Rowett met Chandigarh International Airport Limited Chief Executive Officer Rakesh Ranjan on Tuesday. Rakesh Ranjan said that it was a formal meeting. The British Deputy High Commissioner discussed with them the start of flights to London and showed seriousness to start it soon. Let us tell you that a proposal to start a direct flight to London has also been sent and it is expected that this flight will start this year. According to the airport officials, all formalities related to starting the flight have almost been completed. This direct flight will start from Chandigarh Airport to Heathrow Airport. In this regard, the British High Commissioner in India, Alex Ellis, met Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann in May. There are still direct flights to Sharjah and Dubai Chandigarh International Airport was inaugurated six years ago on September 11, 2015 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Its runway was expanded in the year 2019, however it currently only has direct flights to Sharjah and Dubai from Chandigarh International Airport. Apart from this, Chandigarh International Airport has direct flights to 20 other cities. These include airports in cities like Ahmedabad, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Lucknow, Patna, Srinagar, Ahmedabad, Goa, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kullu, Pune, Chennai, Dharamshala, Leh, Lucknow, Kolkata, Hisar, Dehradun, Dharamshala and Shimla. are included There is a direct flight. Notably, it has more than 24 flights to Delhi alone, as people from the region catch international flights to other countries from Delhi Airport.