Bhubaneswar: Good news for air passengers as Air India is all set to resume international flight to Bangkok from Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar from December 1.
The flight service to Bengaluru from Bhubaneswar that was suspended earlier by Air India will also restart from the same day.
Following decision by the Air India authorities, the ticket booking on these two routes has already begun.
Earlier, Air India had temporarily suspended its direct flight service from Bhubaneswar to Bangkok from July 16 till September 30 due to ‘operational reasons’.
Expressing serious concern over suspension of flights from Bhubaneswar to Bangkok and Bengaluru, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had urged the Civil Aviation Ministry to restore the services by Air India on these routes.
India’s national carrier had started its maiden Bhubaneswar-Bangkok flight on December 10, 2017. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had flagged off the first flight operation at the city airport.
The flight was operating on every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday in a week.