Bhubaneswar-Dubai flight to start from March 5
Bhubaneswar: The much-awaited Bhubaneswar-Dubai flight will start from March 5. This will be the first international flight from Bhubaneswar.
According to the officials of the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) in Bhubaneswar, the first Bhubaneswar-Dubai flight (no 6E 0027) will leave Bhubaneswar at 18.05 PM on March 23. It will reach Dubai at 21.45.
Likewise, another flight (no 6E 0028) will leave Dubai at 11.25 and arrive in Bhubaneswar at 17.05 on March 23.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is also slated to inaugurate a walk-through museum for the Dakota, the iconic aircraft which was used by former Odisha chief minister Biju Patnaik, on March 5.
Bhubaneswar-Dubai flight to start from March 5, birth anniversary of towering leader Biju Patnaik
Biju Babu’s iconic Dakota plane will also be on public display from March 5. CM @Naveen_Odisha may inaugurate a walk-through museum for the Dakota on March 5 pic.twitter.com/bhzpqUEOMS
— Soumyajit Pattnaik (@soumyajitt) February 10, 2023
It is to be noted here that the Odisha cabinet had given its approval to the plan to operate international flights to Dubai, Singapore, and Bangkok on December 28 last year. Later, the State government invited requests for quotation (RFQ) to select the airlines that can operate the direct international flights from Bhubaneswar.
Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra had informed that IndiGo would begin operating 186-seater direct flights from the Biju Patnaik International Airport to Dubai,