Air India will start Amritsar-Delhi-Toronto flight, which will fly three times during a week, from September 27, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Friday.
“Delighted to announce the commencement of a thrice weekly Air India flight between Sri Amritsar Sahib and Canada. The Amritsar-Delhi-Toronto flight will commence on the occasion of World Tourism Day on 27 Sept. 2019,” Puri said on Twitter on Friday.
“I am glad I was able to help in fulfilling this long pending demand of citizens of Guru Nagri & devotees who travel from North Americas to pay obeisance at Sri Harmandir Sahib, Durgiyana Mandir & other holy places," he added.
I am glad I was able to help in fulfilling this long pending demand of citizens of Guru Nagri & devotees who travel from North Americas to pay obeisance at Sri Harmandir Sahib, Durgiyana Mandir & other holy places.— Hardeep Singh Puri (@HardeepSPuri) June 14, 2019
This flight will mark an auspicious beginning of a new journey. pic.twitter.com/PcMCHCcLRu
Puri, who is currently a Rajya Sabha member, had fought the 2019 general elections from the Amritsar Lok Sabha seat, but lost to Congress' Gurjeet Singh Aujla.
@airindiain returns to Canada! Delighted by announcement made by Hon'ble Minister of Civil Aviation @HardeepSPuri that from September 27 there will be a thrice weekly Amritsar-Delhi-Toronto flight. This is great news as we celebrate the 550th Birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak pic.twitter.com/CPQfBBzmoR— Vikas Swarup (@VikasSwarup) June 14, 2019