Direct Flight Between Odisha Capital And Surat from January 1
Bhubaneswar: The Civil Aviation Ministry has agreed to commence a direct flight between Bhubaneswar and Surat in Gujarat by the Air India.
BJP MP from Bhubaneswar Aparajita Sarangi announced the development on her twitter handle. Sarangi a former IAS officer before joining politics informed that the flight service between the two cities will start from January 1.
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 https://t.co/8JsFpo9UAV
— Aparajita Sarangi, Member of Parliament (@AprajitaSarangi) October 10, 2019
In July this year Sarangi along with Surat MP Darshana Jardosh had met Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and had submitted a proposal in this regard.
Direct flight between the two cities will benefit thousands of people from Odisha especially from places like Ganjam, who work and reside in Surat.