Assam: Dibrugarh Airport launches air cargo services; aims to boost the economy

Airport Director Ramjee Awasthi inaugurates all the four carriers currently operating from Dibrugarh Airport which will provide services to the people.

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Goals to boost the economy of the Northeast region

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With goals to boost the economy of the Northeast region, Airport Director Ramjee Awasthi says that all the four carriers currently operating from Dibrugarh Airport – Air India, Indigo, Vistara, and Flybig – will provide the services to the people following the inauguration of services.

“From now on, shipments can be sent almost anywhere from Dibrugarh Airport with fast shipping and reliable delivery time.

Air Cargo, being a trade facilitator, will contribute to the economic growth of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, and other adjoining regions by carrying important shipments such as tea, fresh fish, flowers, fruits, and other perishable goods all over the country and also to the other parts of the world.

The combined capacity of all airlines for daily movement is close to 10 tons per day,” says Awasthi.

According to Awasthi, Air Cargo being a trade facilitator will contribute to the economic growth of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, and other adjoining regions by carrying important shipments such as tea, fresh fish, flowers, fruits, and other local high value and perishable goods all over the country and further to the other parts of the world.

Full-fledged cargo terminal under construction

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Furthermore, he adds that a full-fledged cargo terminal at the airport is also under construction and is awaiting permissions at various stages.

“This service is for the convenience of people, businesses, and to support the economic development and growth of the region. So, with approval from the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security, this service will be available from the passenger terminal building till the time a separate cargo terminal is ready for operations,” Awasthi adds.

According to reports, Awasthi was accompanied by the Civil Aviation Security Officer of Dibrugarh Airport, Limainba, along with representatives of various trade and industry associations at the inaugural program.

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