Slough (UK), Sept 25, 2019 (Yes Punjab News)
Slough MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi has welcomed the decision regarding direct flights between London and Amritsar.
In a social media message, Tan Dhesi said, “It’s wonderful news that finally there will be direct flights commenced in November 2019 from London to Amritsar.”
Dhesi said the thrice weekly flights, operating between London #Stansted and Amritsar was a welcome news to coincide with the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev ji.
“I’m grateful to Air India and the Indian government for having taken this decision. It’s been a long-standing issue for the Punjabi diaspora and I’d like to commend fellow Parliamentarians, Amritsar Vikas Manch, Seva Trust UK and other organisations who have supported this demand,” he said.
Dhesi said, “I’m sure that with the help of the community, it will be a very successful route.”