Bhubaneswar: The IndiGo airline is scheduled to start Bhubaneswar-Dubai direct flight from November 1, said an official.
Indigo is also planning to start a direct flight from Bhubaneswar to Sharjah in UAE soon, the official said.
Besides, IndiGo will also launch its Bhubaneswar-Guwahati flight from October 28. The booking of tickets has already started.
Suresh Chandra Hota, Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) director, informed that Air Asia will start its Bhubaneswar-Bangkok flight from December.
AirAsia will introduce a new India -Thailand connection with Bhubaneswar-Bangkok flight from December 7.
It will fly three times in a week- Wednesday, Friday and Sunday-starting on December 7 at a promotional fare from only Rs 2999 per trip.
“We have requested the private airliners to launch overseas flight from Bhubaneswar and increase the number of flight connectivity from Bhubaneswar to other state capitals,” said Hota.
Currently, there are 41 flights from Bhubaneswar to eight different cities in the country and one overseas flight to Kuala Lumpur.