Bhubaneswar: AirAsia will launch the first direct international flight from the Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar to Kuala Lumpur by end of this year.
Sources said a delegation of AirAsia recently visited Biju Patnaik International airport and took stock of the infrastructure and traffic potential of the airport.
Besides, they held discussion with chief secretary Gokul Chandra Pati and airport authorities over launching the much-awaited service.
For this the State government had been talking with Malaysian budget carrier to start direct flight operations from Bhubaneswar to some top cities in Southeast Asia.
In a similar development we got to know that Air Vistara flight is slated to take off from Bhubaneswar to Delhi on October 1.