December 3, 2019, Pune – Alliance Air, a wholly owned subsidiary of Air India is all set to add Imphal & Dimapur to its list of destinations. Direct flight operations connecting Imphal to Dimapur onwards to Guwahati begin from 7th December 2019. . This is an RCS route under the UDAN scheme with thrice weekly frequency on Wednesdays, Fridays & Sundays. The airline will deploy its 70 seater aircraft on this sector.
Flight 9I 741 will depart from Guwahati at 0800hrs and arrive in Dimapur at 08555hrs further departing at 0920hrs and arrive in Imphal at 1010hrs. Flight 9I 742 will depart from Imphal at 1035hrs and arrive in Dimapur at 1125hrs further departing at 1150hrs and arrive in Guwahati at 1245hrs.
This flight will provide first ever option of swift connectivity to Imphal as till now Imphal is not connected to India’s railway network. The closest railway station for now is Dimapur station in Nagaland. Getting to Imphal is almost a 7-hour bus ride from Dimapur station. Also with this flight onward connectivity from Dimapur to Guwahati and from Guwahati to Bangalore,Delhi,Calcutta is feasible.
Imphal is world famous for Sambal-Lei-Sepkil flower featured in the Guinness Book of Records in 1999.Tourist often visit the Sambal- Lei-Sekpil garden to see the same. Also Ima Keithal, a 500 year old market in Imphal is possibly the only market in the world run entirely by women. Every single one of the 3000 traders running the stalls is female. Apart from the super spicy local chilli known as ‘Umorok’ , preparations of bamboo delicacies are very famous in Imphal too.
Alliance Air currently connects 57 destinations, with the addition of Dimapur & Imphal there will be 59 stations in Alliance air’s ambit.
All inclusive one way Fares Dimapur Imphal and vice versa starting @ INR 1811/-
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