Kolkata Airport’s director, B. P. Sharma, welcomed Dragonair’s GM South Asia, Middle East and Africa, Tom Wright, who arrived on the inaugural flight from Hong Kong. Wright was then joined for a conference by Rakesh Raicar, Regional Sales and Marketing Manager South Asia; and Yasser Ahmad, Sales Manager East India.
- Dragonair inaugurated services to its second Indian destination from Hong Kong (HKG) on 2 November. The Cathay Pacific subsidiary, which already serves Bangalore with daily flights, now also offers four-weekly departures to the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal, Kolkata (CCU). Speaking during the launch, Dragonair’s Tom Wright, GM South Asia, Middle East and Africa, said: “We are quite confident of the market in India. Sticking to the traffic rights, we will look forward to increase frequency. We will also modify the aircraft to increase capacity.” All flights will be operated with the airline’s fleet of A320s.