SpiceJet will soon be seen flying to and from Sikkim’s first airport Pakyong. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has given clearance to the airline to commence its operations from Sikkim’s airport. This has been done to promote the State Government’s regional connectivity scheme UDAN. Spice Jet will begin its services from Kolkata to Pakyong from October 4 and from Pakyong to Guwahati from the 16th of the same month. The introductory one-way fare is fixed at Rs.2600 per person from Kolkata to Pakyong. The flight time is set from 2.05 PM to 4.20 PM in Kolkata.