Bhutan okays direct flights from Guwahati to Yongphula, Bumthang and Gelephu
GUWAHATI: The National Assembly of Bhutan endorsed opening of direct flights between Guwahati to Yongphula, Bumthang and Gelephu in order to boost the tourism sector.
However, the Government will carry out consultations with relevant stakeholders such as the civil aviation authority and the airlines in this regard.
Further, the Bhutan Govt. has allowed entry and exit of regional tourists through 5 border towns, viz, the border towns of Samdrup Jongkhar, Gelephu, Samtse, Nganglam and Panbang.
According to a report posted on the official website of the National Assembly of Bhutan, currently, regional tourists are not allowed to enter from other than Phuentsholing.
Paro Airport, Bhutan