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1st flight after lockdown lands in Nagaland with 109 passengers

Air service in Nagaland, which was stopped due to COVID-19 lockdown, resumed with the first passenger flight, Air India 709 from Kolkata landing at the Dimapur airport on June 1 carrying 109 passengers, including two Assam-bound passengers.

Official sources said that the passengers were received at the airport by Nagaland Agriculture Production Commissioner and in-charge of Dimapur for COVID-19 Y Kikheto Sema, medical and police teams and other officials.

Of the 109 passengers, 36 were sent to Kohima by buses, two were sent to Bokajan in Assam and the rest were taken to agri-expo site of Dimapur for quarantine, sources said.


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