Wind Horse Travels and Tours
UK:+44 020 3371 7768 | Australia +61 2 8310-4154
Toll Free USA & Canada: 1888 834 6773
You are Here: Home > News

News & Updates

No Trips in your shortlist


Bagdogra Opens for International Traffic with Druk Air

Druk Air Bhutan starts flights via Bagdogra to Bangkok

The small town of Siliguri, with its nearby airport Bagdogra (IXB) will soon see flights between Paro and Bangkok land here.  Yesterday (18 June, 2009), the foreign ministers of Bhutan and India inaugurated the maiden flight.  This is historic for the area as it is the first international flight to land in Bagdogra. Bhutanese travelling to and from North eastern states will now have the option to take this flight and avoid the hassles of the tedious, and often hazardous, road condition between Phuentsholing and Thimphu or Paro. The flight will also help tourists visiting Bhutan along with Sikkim and Darjeeling or other north eastern states. For Druk Air, advantages not only include increased traffic, during the bad weather in Paro, it can land at Bagdogra airport, without having to go all the way back to Kolkata.


Drukair is scheduled to  fly twice a week to Bangkok via Bagdogra, on Tuesdays and Saturdays and return from Bagdogra on Wednesdays and Sundays. For tour operator like us in Bhutan, who have had difficulties picking and dropping off tourist at Bagdogra, due to Thimphu-Phuentsholing road conditions, it is also bit of a relief. Photo - Kuensel

Posted on: Jun. 19, 2009

Add Your Comments

Archive News

Go To Top

About UsTravel Center   |  Customize Trip   |  FAQ   |  Agents   |  Sitemap   |  Link Exchange   |  Contact Us

Paypal Verified : Secure Payment by PayPal Subscribe Trip List in RSS bhutan Airlines RepresentativeFind us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Find us on Youtube Find us on Pintrest Wind Horse Holidays, Inc. is a BBB Accredited Business. Click for the BBB Business Review of this Travel Agencies & Bureaus in Minneapolis MN ABTOThe International Ecotourism SocietyBetter Bureau Of BusinessIATO (Indian Association of Tour Operators)bhutan tourism council

All contents © copyright 2010. Wind Horse Holidays, All Rights Reserved.

Wind Horse Holidays, Inc:

USA: 6415 Vincent Ave. S.

Minneapolis, MN 55423

Toll Free 1888 83 HORSE (46773) Tel. +1 (612) 869 4949 Fax +1(612) 861 1996

Call from Australia:+61 2- 8310-4154

Call from United Kingdom: 020-3371-7768


Bhutan Office: P.Box 1021 | Motithang (opposite High School) | Thimphu

Delhi Office: B-3/36, First Floor | Sector-16 | Rohini | Delhi 110089

Sikkim & Darjeeling:Bojoghari | P.O Bojoghari | Gangtok | East Sikkim-737101

Phuentsholing -Customer Support: Samphel Bld, #203 | Phuentsholing | Bhutan

(Border town with India. Also near Sikkim, Darjeeling and Nepal)