Agartala’s Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport to be connected to Dhaka, Chittgaon in Bangladesh and to Bangkok via Guwahati flight
By ET News
Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport, Agartala will very soon will be directly connected to Dhaka, Chittgaon in Bangladesh and to Bangkok via Guwahati flight.
The wait for flyers is over, as the New Integrated Terminal Building (NITB) of Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport, Agartala was on Saturday opened for passengers with the first flight arriving. Water cannon salute was accorded to the first flight.
The big, beautiful state of the art airport began its services for the public from 15 Jan 2022. This NITB was inaugurated by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. During the inaugural function of the new airport terminal building, Narendra Modi said that Tripura had the potential to become the gateway of the northeast India to usher in all-around development of the region and this airport will help to achieve this.
The commissioning of new airport terminal was attended by Pratima Bhoumik, the Minister of State. Talking to the media she said that I am delighted to be a part of this historic moment and very fortunate to travel amongst the first passengers.