Amritsar airport introduces free Wi-Fi facility for int’l passengers

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Amritsar
  • Updated: Dec 24, 2015 00:14 IST
Free Wi-Fi being launched at the Amritsar airport by deputy commissioner Ravi Bhagat (second from right) and airport director V Venkateswara Rao (extreme right) along with others on Wednesday. (HT Photo)

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) introduced free Wi-Fi service at Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport for international passengers on Wednesday. The facility was unveiled by deputy commissioner Ravi Bhagat and airport director Venkateshwar Rao.

The free Wi-Fi service has been launched in collaboration with Connexun Informatics for international travellers, earlier the facility was available for domestic travellers only, said Rao, adding that the service will be made available to passengers free-of-charge during stay or transit hours.

He said the lounge area of the airport will provide the Wi-Fi connectivity for 30 minutes. Rao said the facility will provide a platform to passengers to check email, online flight information and browse the internet.

While lauding the AAI’s initiative, Bhagat said the facility will benefit international passengers. He said thousands of international travellers transit from the airport every month, and will now be able to avail the facility.

Bhagat said the Punjab government was supporting the initiative through its tourism department to facilitate large number of travellers of Punjabi origin and international tourists.

Connexun Informatics founder Nikhil Aggarwal, co-founder Payal Aggarwal and Central Industrial Security Force commandant Vishal Dubey were also present on the occasion.

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