Bhubaneswar/ New Delhi: Bhubaneswar Member of Parliament Aparajita Sarangi tweeted about possible flight services between Bhubaneswar and Surat soon.
The Odisha parliamentarian and Surat MP Darshana Jardosh met Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri today and submitted a proposal for a direct flight between the two cities.
“… Good news that the flight would start twice very soon. Felt happy with the outcome of the meeting,” tweeted the bureaucrat-turned-politician.
Met Sri Hardeep Singh Puri, Hon’ble Minister, Civil Aviation, alongwith Hon’ble MP, Surat today. We both requested him for a direct flight between Surat and Bhubaneswar. Good news that the flight would start twice a week very soon. Felt happy with the outcome of the meeting. pic.twitter.com/sGHcxfdxje
— Aparajita Sarangi (@AprajitaSarangi) July 22, 2019
Worth mentioning, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had urged the then Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu for such a flight between Bhubaneswar and Surat, last year. He has requested the Union Minister to impress upon Air India and other private airlines to introduce direct flights.