Jharsuguda: In a major boost to flight connectivity between Jharsuguda and Bhubaneswar, Alliance Air is all set to start daily services between the two cities from June 1.
The flight services by the Air India’s wholly owned subsidiary from the Veer Surendra Sai Airport (VSSA) in Jharsuguda to Bhubaneswar and Raipur will be operated under Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN) scheme, said Jharsuguda Airport Director Sudesh Kumar Chouhan.
The Bhubaneswar-bound flight from Veer Surendra Sai Airport (VSSA) in Jharsuguda will depart at 10.35am and land in Bhubaneswar at 11.40am.
During the return trip, the flight from Biju Patnaik International Airport will depart at 9.05am and land in Jharsuguda at 10.10am, Chouhan said.
The timings for Raipur will be announced soon, he added.
The total number of passengers who flew from Jharsuguda airport to other destinations in March stood at 4,692 (about 170 passengers daily) while 5,120 passengers (about 185 passengers daily) arrived at the airport during the period, reports said.