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By A Newsman

Kolkata, 09 February: Good news for Kolkatans planning a trip to America this year!

Hong Kong’s flag carrier, Cathay Pacific and Dragonair, have announced a special advance purchase fare for both business and economy class travel from six airports in India to North American destinations such as San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Toronto and Vancouver.

Kolkata is among the six Indian airports covered by the offer. Dragonair operates a daily flight between Kolkata and Hong Kong all days a week except Tuesday. From Hong Kong, it has connecting flights to over 200 destinations worldwide.

Under the newly announced offer, passengers can avail of discounted fares depending upon their date of purchase ~ from 20 days to up to 5 days before the day of travel. The earlier a ticket is booked, the less will be the fare.

The airlines’ South Asia regional sales & marketing manager, Rajesh Menon said: “We are extremely delighted to introduce our lowest ever advance purchase fares from India to North America. This very attractive offer will greatly benefit our customers as they can book now and travel later in the year.”

The offer is open for tickets purchased until 29 February for flights undertaken until 30 November this year. This is applicable for tickets purchased both on the airlines’ official websites, as well as the reservation centres and through any travel agent, informed an official release.

Cathay Pacific and Dragonair together operate 48 weekly flights from Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and Kolkata to Hong Kong.