Bhubaneswar: The Government of Odisha has decided to facilitate air connectivity between the Steel City Rourkela and the City of Joy Kolkata for the first time.
This will reduce the travel time to one hour and thirty minutes. The Rourkela-Kolkata route will be a State sponsored route, with the State Government providing Viability Gap Funding for 35 seats of the capacity with fare cap.
Alliance Air will run the flight operation thrice a week in this route on Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday. This will boost industry and tourism sector in Sundargarh district. The service is dedicated to the people of Odisha. The inaugural one-way fare starts from ₹ 1999.