Naveen Thanks Hardeep For Bhubaneswar To Surat Flight Connectivity

10 October 2019


Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday thanked Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri for operating a direct Air India flight from Bhubaneswar to Surat.

"Thank Union Minister Shri @HardeepSPuri for honouring #Odisha’s long standing demand to operate direct @airindiain flight from #Bhubaneswar to #Surat. The tri-weekly flight will immensely benefit people of Odisha and will give a huge boost to tourism and trade," read a tweet from the CM's office.

The response came after the Ministry of Civil Aviation gave a positive nod to commence the direct flight. The flight operation will start from January 1, 2020 and will run three days a week with an aim to promote business and tourism.