Bhubaneswar, Nov 6: The second direct flight service between Bhubaneswar and Jeypore (Koraput) commenced from Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) today.
According to the official information, the flight service will be available twice a week, every Monday and Friday. The flight service is financially supported by the Odisha government and will be operated by Indian One Air under the UDAN regional connectivity scheme.
The flight will take off at 7.10 am on Monday and will land at 8.45 in Jeypore. On Friday, it will take off at 9 am from Bhubaneswar airport and land at 10.35 am at Jeypore. The inaugural fare of the flight service has been fixed at Rs 2,999.
“We are really happy that the second flight service between Bhubaneswar to Jeypore started. Now we would not have to wait for hours to reach our place. Thanks to the Odisha govt. to make our travel more easy”, said a passenger.
Worth mentioning, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had flagged off daily direct flight services between Bhubaneswar and Jeypore in October 2022 From the Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar.