Bhubaneswar, Jan 12: Private airlines operator AirAsia is all set to operate direct flights between Bhubaneswar and Pune, officials said on Tuesday.
The Odisha Government has agreed to provide financial support for AirAsia’s direct flight operation between Bhubaneswar and Pune for three months, informed the Office of the Chief Minister (CMO)
In a tweet, the CMO said, “To further enhance air connectivity into Odisha, State Govt has agreed to provide financial support for AirAsia’s direct flight operation between Bhubaneswar and Pune for three months.”
“Apart from improving connectivity, it will give boost to tourism and investor footfall,” it added.
Odisha has the potential in tourism and other sectors which will augment the flight operations in coming days, officials said.
The State is now the manufacturing, IT and education hub. Besides, it is emerging as the sports capital of India, they added.