New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Budget carrier SpiceJet will operate daily direct flights to the Veer Surendra Sai Airport in Jharsuguda, Odisha, from Delhi, Hyderabad and Kolkata under UDAN, the regional connectivity scheme, from March 31.
“The airline will launch daily direct flights on the Jharsuguda-Delhi-Jharsuguda, Jharsuguda-Hyderabad-Jharsuguda and Jharsuguda-Kolkata-Jharsuguda sectors,” the airline said in a statement on Wednesday.
According to SpiceJet, it is the first carrier to connect the unserved market of Jharsuguda with Delhi and Hyderabad.
“With the addition of these flights, SpiceJet will be operating 29 daily flights under UDAN.”
The Veer Surendra Sai Airport is Odisha’s second biggest and the only one to handle civil commercial operations after the Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar.
At present, SpiceJet operates 23 flights under UDAN.