Bhubaneswar: The IndiaOne Air will operate the second flight on Jeypore-Bhubaneswar route from October this year.
This was revealed by the Ahmedabad-based private airline’s CEO Arun Kumar Singh recently. The airline has received the required permission in this regard, he said.
The private airline has decided to operate a second flight between Jeypore and Bhubaneswar from October, 2023 to cater to the increasing demand from the passengers, sources said.
The airline has already purchased a nine-seater flight for the purpose and applied for registration with the concerned authorities, sources added.
The airline, meanwhile, revealed that there were disruptions in flight service on Jeypore-Bhubaneswar route in August this year due to bad weather. “There will be no such disruptions in flight service on the route in the coming days,” it said.
The IndiaOne Air, meanwhile, has made certain changes in the schedule of its existing flight service between Jeypore and Odisha capital.
As per the new schedule, the flight will take off from Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) in the capital city here at 10.20 am and reach Jeypore at 12.05 pm. The flight will leave for Visakhapatnam from Jeypore at 12.30 pm.
The flight will take off from Visakhapatnam at 2 pm and land at Jeypore at 2.50 pm. It will leave Jeypore at 3.05 pm and reach Bhubaneswar at 4.50 pm, said sources in the private airline.
Notably, the flight service on Jeypore-Bhubaneswar route commenced on October 31 last year.
It is worth mentioning here that Jeypore airstrip had been constructed in 1960. The airstrip was upgraded to an airport under the UDAN scheme of the Centre. The airport received the required licence from the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on October 20 last year.