Soon, UDAN Flights To Koraput, Kalahandi In Odisha; Check Details

Bhubaneswar: Koraput and Kalahandi districts in Odisha will soon be connected by flights.

GSEC Monarch and Deccan Aviation Pvt Ltd will start operating flights to Jeypore in Koraput and Utkela in Kalahandi under the UDAN (Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik).

Commerce and Transport Department Principal Secretary Madhu Sudan Padhi said that flights to Jeypore and Utkela will start by next March, according to a media report.

GSEC Monarch will operate flights between Bhubaneswar and Raipur via Utkela. It will also operate flights between Bhubaneswar and Visakhapatnam via Jeypore.

Padhi this week held a meeting with the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) and other stakeholders regarding the commencement of flight operations at both airports.

Earlier, Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia had said that Utkela and Jeypore airports need to be developed at the earliest to start UDAN flights.

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