Bhubaneswar, July 22 (IANS): Direct flight from Bhubaneswar to Surat will start operating soon, said Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi on Monday. The direct flight will operate twice a week.
The Odisha parliamentarian and Surat MP Darshana Jardosh met Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Monday and requested him for a direct flight between the two cities.
"Met Sri Hardeep Singh Puri, Hon'ble Minister Civil Aviation, along with Hon'ble MP, Surat today. We both requested him for a direct flight between Surat and Bhubaneswar. Good news that the flight would start twice a week very soon," tweeted Sarangi.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had last year requested the former Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu for a direct flight between Bhubaneswar and Surat.