Dharamshala International Cricket Stadium Prepares for Upcoming World Cup Matches, Expected to Boost Tourism
In preparation for the upcoming World Cup matches at the Dharamshala International Cricket Stadium, there has been an increase in flight operations at Gaggal Airport. The matches, along with the off-season for tourism during the monsoon, are expected to stimulate tourism and business in the area.
Dharamshala is set to host five World Cup matches, including games between two major teams and three minor teams. Matches are scheduled for October 7th (Bangladesh vs. Afghanistan), October 10th (England vs. Bangladesh), October 17th (South Africa vs. Netherlands), October 22nd (India vs. New Zealand), and October 28th (New Zealand vs. Australia).
At present, Gaggal Airport operates four to five flights. This includes one flight by Alliance Air, two daily flights by SpiceJet, and three days a week, IndiGo operates two flights, while for the rest of the days, they have one flight.
Prior to this development, there were nine flights operating between Delhi and Gaggal Airport during natural calamities and the tourism season. In October, the number of flights is expected to increase once again, contributing to the region’s connectivity.
Flight tickets from Delhi to Gaggal Airport for October 6th are priced from INR 9,000 to 13,000, October 9th from INR 8,000 to 12,000, October 16th from INR 7,000 to 13,000, and October 27th from INR 9,000 to 26,000. Notably, on October 21st, there are no tickets available for any flights due to the India-New Zealand match scheduled for the next day.