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Fixed-wing flight services to start in Arunachal border towns this winter

Itanagar, Sep 26 (UNI) Air connectivity in Arunachal Pradesh is ‘set’ to get another milestone with paths being cleared for the introduction of fixed-wing flight services to its remote border towns of Mechuka, Tuting, Ziro and Vijaynagar.
In the virtual presence of Chief Minister Pema Khandu, the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) today signed an agreement with Alliance Air to lease out two ‘Made in India’ Dornier DO-228, a 16-seater aircraft, for operation in Arunachal Pradesh under the Central Government’s Regional Connectivity Scheme, UDAN.
“Very happy to witness the historic lease agreement signing between @HALHQBLR & @allianceair through VC. Two fixed-wing 16 seater #madeinindia DO-228 Aircraft will connect remote parts of Arunachal this winter and usher in a new era of development in the region,” Khandu tweeted.
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