10 October 2019
Bhubaneswar: A direct Air India flight between Bhubaneswar and Surat is going to commence from January 1, 2020, informed Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi on Thursday.
Taking to twitter, Sarangi stated that the Civil Aviation Ministry has granted her request for the same and the flight will run three days a week. She even mentioned that the Odias in Surat wanted it.
Sarangi had earlier in July met Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and had requested him for the direct flight between Surat and Bhubaneswar.
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.— Aparajita Sarangi (@AprajitaSarangi) October 10, 2019
Grateful to @narendramodi @HardeepSPuri https://t.co/8JsFpo9UAV