Jharsuguda: Here’s good news for western Odisha air passengers as the Alliance Air is all set to launch domestic flight services from Jharsuguda to Bhubaneswar and Raipur from June 1.
The daily flights by the Alliance Air from the Veer Surendra Sai Airport (VSSA) in Jharsuguda to Bhubaneswar and Raipur will be operated under Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN) scheme, informed Jharsuguda Airport Director Sudesh Kumar Chouhan.
The Jharsuguda-bound Alliance Air flight will depart Bhubaneswar at 9.05 am and arrive at the VSSA at 10.10 am. The flight will leave Jharsuguda at 10.35 am towards Bhubaneswar and will land at the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) at 11.40 am, an airport official source said.
The schedule for Raipur will be available soon.
Notably, the Alliance Air, which is a wholly owned Subsidiary of Air India, is currently operating air services to 53 destinations including Bengaluru, Bhopal, Kolkata, Bhubaneswar, Bikaner, Mumbai, Coimbatore, Chandigarh, Chennai and Vizag.