Tourism: Arunachal sky opens
India Blooms News Service
Itanagar, Apr 26 (IBNS): The skies of north east Indian state Arunachal Pradesh, set along the pristine hills of the Himalayas, were officially opened for aviation tourism on Wednesday.
A chartered flight, with eight tourists on board landed in Menchukha, which is located along the border shared with China on Wednesday, an official said.
“The flight of the North East Shuttle took off on Wednesday from Guwahati, followed the Guwhati-Jorhat-Lilabari-Aalo route and landed at Menchukha,” an Arunchal government official said.
“Now tourists can enjoy the natural beauty of the state through the aviation tourism and it will take the state's tourism to newer heights,” Arunachal Pradesh Tourism Minister Prema Khandu said.
The Arunachal government has planned for revamping and reopening of all the airstrips in the state.
(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)