Bhubaneswar: The long-standing demand of the people of Odisha has been fulfilled will Air India flying its maiden and a direct flight from Bhubaneswar to Surat from today.
The business hub is now connected with Bhubaneswar.
According to the schedule, the flight will leave Biju Patnaik International Airport on Mondays and Thursdays at 8.40 am and reach Surat Airport at 10.40 am.
81 passengers including Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi took the first flight today. Air India has proposed the Biju Patnaik International Airport to provide the flight services twice a week.