The airstrip built in the 1960s was used during the visit of ministers or VIPs to the town. In the 1980s Vayudoot operated flights from the airstrip. But the service was stopped after crash of a flight.
The Abu-Dhabi based Etihad Airways on Tuesday that suspension of flights from India to the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) capital city has been extended till July 21.
Jeypore: Commercial air service is scheduled to start from the Jeypore airstrip in Koraput district in the next six to eight months. The announcement was made on Friday after an inspection of the airstrip by the Commerce & Transport Secretary Madhusudan Padhi which was followed by a review meeting. Jeypore MLA and other officials of […]
Bhubaneswar: After a brief hiatus of some months in view of Covid-19 pandemic, Bhubaneswar-Surat direct flight services is all set to resume again from September 9, 2020. As per the reports, the flight operations set up by the PSU Carrier Air India to connect Bhubaneswar with the textile hub of Gujarat, Surat will take off […]
Bhubaneswar: As the country looks forward to open up the economy while it battles the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Monday issued unlock 2.0 guidelines which will be in force till July 31. As per the latest notification, lockdown will only be restricted to containment zones while domestic flight and train […]
New Delhi: Domestic flights resuming next week will be placed in seven categories on the basis of the journey’s duration, and limits will be set on fares, which would be in place till August 24, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Thursday. The minister said each band would have its specific lower and […]
Mumbai: Flight operations were severely hit due to heavy rain and poor visibility at the Mumbai airport on Monday. A Mumbai International Airport Ltd. spokesperson said that on account of fluctuating visibility issues, there were no flight movements. Alhough there were no cancellations, at least three flights were diverted to other airports. In a different […]
Jharsuguda: Flight services at Jharsuguda airport has turned out to be a nightmare for passengers as diversions and cancellation of flights has almost become a daily affair. People blame the officials concerned whenever a flight is cancelled or gets delayed but at the end of the day, the passengers suffer, rued one passenger, Trinath Gual. […]
New Delhi: In the wake of Cyclone Vayu, flight services to some 5 airports in Gujarat will become operational from Thursday. “After assessing the situation and the prevalent weather patterns as per the locally available meteorological reports… AAI’s Kandla and Keshod Airports to resume normal flight operations from 12 midnight today,” AAI said in a […]
Islamabad: Pakistan has further extended the closure of its airspace along its eastern border with India until June 15, according to the country’s civil aviation authority. Pakistan fully closed its airspace in February after an Indian Air Force strike on a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror camp in Balakot. The country opened its airspace for all flights […]
Jharsuguda: SpiceJet will begin its flight services to three places from Jharsuguda airport from March 31 for which sale of online tickets began from today. The private airlines will kick off its service in the routes Jharsuguda-Delhi, Jharsuguda-Hyderabad and Jharsuguda-Kolkata, informed Chairman of SpiceJet Ajay Singh during a press conference which was also attended by […]
New Delhi: Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet on Friday launched daily non-stop flight services on the Delhi-Hong Kong-Delhi route. Acccording to SpiceJet, Hong Kong earmarks the airline’s eighth international destination after Bangkok, Colombo, Dubai, Dhaka, Kabul, Male and Muscat. “Hong Kong is one of the largest trading entities and one of the world’s top tourist destinations, […]
Bhubaneswar: After the launch of flight services to Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok, air travelers will soon be able to enjoy flight connectivity to Dubai and Sharjah from the Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar. According to sources, Indigo has already finalised its route plan for direct air connectivity to Dubai from November 1. However, the […]
Bhubaneswar: Number of flights operating from Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) has almost doubled in the last one year allowing the airport to achieve a huge lead over other airports in the country. As per reports, while BPIA handled 24 flights earlier, it has increased to 43 just in a year. Similarly, the number of […]
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 […]
Bhubaneswar: Good news for regional flyers! The Odisha government is all set to launch flight services to Jharsuguda by end of November under the ambitious UDAN scheme. Informing this after a review meeting, Odisha Chief Secretary AP Padhi said the air connectivity to other cities like Rourkela, Jeypore and Utkela (Kalahandi) may take more time. […]