Suryakant Jena

In another good news for air travelers from Odisha, direct flight service is all set to roll out between Odisha capital city Bhubaneswar and Assam's Guwahati.

India's budget air carrier IndiGo has announced to commence direct flights between Bhubaneswar and Guwahati from the New Year 2023. This was informed by Guwahati through its official Twitter handle.

According to the official website of IndiGo, direct flight IndiGo 6E 6971 will depart Biju Patnaik International Airpoort in Bhubaneswar at 2.45 pm before arriving at the Northeastern city at 4.20 pm. Similarly, the return flight IndiGo 6574 will take off from Guwahati at 4.50 pm and land in Bhubaneswar at 6.45 pm.

Direct flights from both directions will be available every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

Notably, IndiGo is already running connecting flights between Bhubaneswar and Guwahati for quite some time.

The airline has put in place three different fare packages for air travel like Saver, Flexi Plus and Super 6E.

On  Friday, IndiaOne Air announced to launch flight operations between Bhubaneswar and Jeypore in Odisha from October 31.

In another development, AirAsia will commence flight operation between Bhubaneswar and New Delhi from October 30, 2022. According to the schedule, direct flights will be available daily from New Delhi at 10.35 am. It will arrive at Bhubaneswar airport at 12.45 pm. Similarly, the return flight will take off at 8.20 pm from Bhubaneswar before reaching New Delhi at 10.25 pm.