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Direct flight from Bhubaneswar to Surat from Jan 1, 2020

10/10/2019 at 6:24 PM

Bhubaneswar: In a major development, the Central Government has granted permission for commencement of a direct Air India flight between Bhubaneswar and Surat from January 1, 2020.

Now, Bhubaneswar will soon have direct flight to Surat in Gujarat three days in a week. This was informed by Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi.

“Today, I’m delighted that my request to Civil Aviation Ministry to commence a direct AI flight between Bhubaneswar and Surat is granted.Will start from 1st January, 2020 (three days a week). Our Odia friends in Surat were wanting this. Grateful to @narendramodi  @HardeepSPuri,” tweeted Sarangi.

Notably on July 22, Aparajita along with Surat MP Darshana Jardosh met Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and submitted a proposal to commence direct flight between Bhubaneswar and Surat.

In August 2018, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had also taken up the issue with the then Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu.

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