Agartala is the capital city of Tripura and is regarded as the second-most important city in the north-eastern part of India, after Guwahati. It lies near the Bangladesh border along the banks of Haora River. There are daily non-stop flights from Kolkata, Guwahati and far flung Imphal to this destination. Air India, IndiGo, Jet Airways and SpiceJet are the carriers that offer scheduled flight services to Agartala. Apart from passenger services, Agartala Airport also caters to cargo operations on a regular basis.