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West Midlands MPs call for regular direct flights to Amritsar to be reinstated from Birmingham

Preet Kaur Gill MP has joined with 11 other West Midlands MPs with large Punjabi and Sikh diaspora communities, to write to CEO of Birmingham Airport, Nick Barton.

With more than 130,000 Sikhs in the West Midlands, MP's have written to the CEO asking that regular and direct flight from Birmingham to Amritsar be reviewed. Direct flights resumed last August as Covid travel restrictions relaxed, however the regularity of flights has remained significantly scaled down. Currently there is only one direct flight per week to Amritsar, Punjab from Birmingham International Airport.

Read the full letter here:


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