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Tag: Air Odisha

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Civil Aviation Ministry cancels Air Odisha's license

Bhubaneswar: In a major blow to Air Odisha, the Union Civil Aviation Ministry has cancelled the license of the airlines for operations in as many as 50 flight routes owing to its poor performance. Biju Patnaik International Airport director Suresh Chandra Hota informed, “The Airport Authority of India (AAI) has sent a letter mentioning the […]

Rape allegation: Problems mount for Air Odisha chief Santosh Pani

Bhubaneswar: Clouds of danger seem to be looming large over Air Odisha chief, Santosh Pani as police have started investigation into the rape charges brought against him by a former employee. According to sources, police raided the Air Odisha office and seized some documents. Moreover, police also went to the rented accommodation, where according to […]

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Air Odisha, Jet commence Udan flight services on Jagdalpur-Raipur-Vizag & Allahabad route

New Delhi/Raipur: Air Odisha on Thursday commenced flight operations on the Jagdalpur-Raipur-Vizag route under the regional air connectivity — UDAN — scheme. Airline major Jet Airways too commenced operations under the air regional connectivity — UDAN — scheme from Allahabad. According to the airline, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Air Odisha’s flight route Jagdalpur-Raipur-Vizag from […]

Air Odisha flight services from Jharsuguda to start from June 14

Bhubaneswar: Air Odisha will launch its flight services from the newly-licensed Jharsuguda airport under the Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik (UDAN) scheme from June 14. “All preparations from our side are complete to launch flight services from June 14.  We will be using 18-seater twin-engine aircrafts. Jharsuguda will connect to Raipur and Ranchi also,” said […]

Air Odisha to launch two new flight services

New Delhi: Air service operator Air Odisha has announced new flight operations from tomorrow. Air Odisha on Saturday announced Ahmedabad to Bhavnagar and Bhavnagar to Surat flight operations from April 16. “Air Odisha adds two more destinations in Gujarat at lowest fares starting from Rs 1,420 and Rs 1,699 in flights between Ahmedabad to Bhavanagar […]

Air Odisha launches maiden flight under Udan

Bhubaneswar/Ahmedabad: Air Odisha today launched its maiden services under the regional connectivity scheme Udan with Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani inaugurating the first flight to Mundra from here. The Bhubaneswar-based carrier, mandated to fly on 50 regional routes, had received its scheduled commuter operator (SCO) permit from the aviation regulator DGCA last Tuesday. The permit […]

Air Deccan, Air Odisha join hands to save costs

Mumbai: Air Deccan, which recently commenced operations with flight services to Jalgaon, has forged a partnership with Air Odisha, under which the two carriers will share each other’s network and resources to minimise costs. While Air Deccan received the aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation’s (DGCA) is nod last week,allowing it to fly on […]

Air Odisha likely to launch flights under UDAN scheme from November

Bhubaneswar/Mumbai: Air Odisha is likely to launch its flight services under the UDAN scheme from November-end. In the first phase it will operate from Ahmedabad to Bhavanagar, Jamnagar, Diu and Mundra, said sources. Earlier in March, Air Odisha had bagged approval to operate on 50 routes under the central-government’s subsidised Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik […]

Air Odisha restrained from stake sale, bank account operations

Bhubaneswar: Air Odisha which successfully bid for as many as 50 routes under the UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik) scheme of the Central government recently has been served a stay order by the Bhubaneswar Civil Judge Court restraining it from selling off its stake and operating its bank account. The investors who were duped […]

Air Odisha former director arrested 

Bhubaneswar: Former director of Air Odisha Aviation Pvt Ltd (AOAPL) Santosh Pani was arrested by the Khandagiri Police today on the basis of a NBW issued against him in connection with a fraud case. Sources said a complaint was filed against Pani on the allegation of cheating Sandeep Ray, son of former Union coal minister […]

Small cities to get air connectivity by Sep

Bhubaneswar: Flight service from Odisha to several small cities will be made operational soon. The Civil Aviation Ministry held a discussion with several airlines companies in this regard on Thursday. The airline companies chosen for the service under the UDAN (Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik) scheme are Air Deccan and Air Odisha Private Limited. The […]

Air Odisha director held for Rs 40 lakh fraud

Bhubaneswar: Less than 24 hours after the Odisha government terminated the agreement of intra-state air service provider Air Odisha Aviation Pvt Ltd, the Khandagiri police arrested the director of the company on Wednesday for cheating a person to the tune of Rs 40 lakh. Police said, Santosh Pani was arrested based on the complaints filed […]

Odisha terminates services of Air Odisha

After less than five months of intra-state airline operations, the Odisha government on Tuesday decided to terminate the air service provided by Air Odisha Aviation Private Ltd

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Air Odisha cries foul after tender cancellation notice

Bhubaneswar: Just months after the launch of intra-state airline Air Odisha, the General Administration (GA) department has served a tender cancellation notice to the local carrier. According to sources, a show-cause notice was served to the homegrown carrier on May 26. On May 30, the Air Odisha authorities furnished their response to the show-cause. Alleging […]

Fresh cheating charge against Air Odisha

Barely five days after the Khandagiri police here registered a fraud case against home grown intra-state flight operator Air Odisha for cheating a shareholder of Rs 1.5 crore, a similar charge has been leveled against it by a service provider on Thursday

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Another cheating case filed against Air Odisha

Bhubaneswar: In yet another blow to the homegrown charted carrier Air Odisha, a fraud case was filed against the company at Khandagiri police station here today following a court order.

Air Odisha flight to Kalahandi from May 1

Bhubaneswar: In good news for flyers in the state, local carrier Air Odisha will start its operations from Bhubaneswar to Kalahandi district from May 1. The private air service operator conducted a trial run on Saturday ahead of the formal launch of the service. According to Air Odisha sources, a nine-seater plane with Junagarh MLA […]

Shareholder charges Air Odisha with fraud

Bhubaneswar: A shareholder of home-grown intra-state flight operator, Air Odisha, has filed a fraud case against the company at the Khandagiri police station. The complainant, identified as Sandeep Ray, son of BJP MLA Dilip Ray, had alleged in his complaint that that two cheques worth Rs 40 lakh given to him by the company has […]

Air Odisha resumes ops after govt intervenes

Bhubaneswar: Air Odisha on Monday announced resumption of its intra-state flight services to all four cities after the State government cleared the pending subsidy to the carrier. Besides the home-grown flight carrier announced expansion of its air services to Bolangir and Kalahandi from next month. Announcing the resumption of services, the carrier’s airport manager Joseph […]

Air Odisha temporarily suspends flight due to non-payment of subsidy

Air Odisha CMD Radhakanta Pani on Sunday said the airlines will stop its inter-state operations in the State temporarily from Monday due to non-payment of Rs 60 lakh due on account of subsidy

Air Odisha to shut intra-state operations from Mar 21

Bhubaneswar: In a setback to Odisha aviation industry, which had looked promising after the re-launch of Air Odisha’s intra-state flight operations in January this year, the home-grown carrier on Saturday announced withdrawal of its services from March 21. The homegrown carrier attributed the decision to the State government’s failure to keep its promise on exempting […]

Air Odisha passengers grumble about fares

Launching of intra-state air services in Odisha is a dream-come-true for those who were looking for a way to travel from one corner of the State to another, finish their work and come back the same day.

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Air Odisha director held for death threat to wife, released on bail

Air Odisha director Trideeb Rout was arrested on Tuesday by the Commissionerate Police on charges of threatening his wife with death

Air Odisha to start flight services from Jeypore on Jan 16

Air Odisha will start regular flight services from Jeypore airstrip from January 16 for six days of a week

Air Odisha to launch Bhubaneswar-Sambalpur flight service soon

Private airline Air Odisha is going to provide air services between Bhubaneswar and Sambalpur soon, Air Odisha authorities informed the media after conducting a trial run successfully today