Thursday, April 27, 2017

First Air Asia International Flight: 96 passengers welcomed by ministers at 00:08 hours

The launch of Air Asia’s first direct flight between Bhubaneswar and Malaysia(Kuala Lumpur) was marked by a grand celebration at the Biju Pattnaik International Airport during late night hours on Wednesday.
The state government had made elaborate arrangements to celebrate the launch of the international flight. The flight from Malaysia was actually scheduled to reach Bhubaneswar at 11:25 pm. However, with a delay of around 40 minutes, the flight carrying 96 passengers arrived at Terminal 2 of the airport in the city at around 12:08 am on Thursday. The Tourism Department of the state welcomed the passengers and greeted them with all good wishes.
The passengers were welcomed with the pomp police music band and cultural dance performances depicting the Odia culture.
27/04/17 Pragativadi