Jharsuguda: Alliance Air, a wholly owned subsidiary of Air India, commenced its daily flight service between Jharsuguda and Kolkata from today under the UDAN scheme.
As per schedule, the flight will depart from Kolkata at 11.45 am and reach the Veer Surendra Sai Airport in Jharsuguda at 1.15 pm. Similarly, it will leave Jharsuguda at 1.45 pm and reach Kolkata at 3.15 pm.
On the first day, 16 passengers boarded the Jharsuguda-bound flight at Kolkata airport while the Kolkata-bound flight carried 25 passengers from the Veer Surendra Sai Airport.
Alliance Air will deploy its 70-seater ATR 72 600 aircraft for the route. The airline has also announced all-inclusive one-way fare of Rs 2,758 for travel on the new route.