Bhubaneswar, Feb 3:
A dry run of international flight operation will be conducted during the first week of March, it was decided in a high level meeting at the State Secretariat here today.
Presiding over the meeting, chief secretary JK Mohapatra asked the Director, Bhubaneswar Airport Sharad Kumar to expedite the process of approval of the flight schedule by the Union Civil Aviation ministry.
Fly Dubai and Air Asia will carry out their operations from Bhubaneswar to Dubai and Bhubaneswar to Kuala Lumpur respectively, it was revealed at the meeting.
Issues relating to manpower requirement at the airport, deployment of government officers, training of personnel were discussed in the meeting.
It was also decided that the software and necessary connectivity will be put in place at the airport during the current month.