Friday, December 01, 2017

Air Odisha gets nod for flight services from Puducherry

Pudhucherry: By the beginning of next year, the airport here is set to witness more flight operations with Air Odisha getting the nod for operating between Chennai-Puducherry-Salem-Bengaluru sector.

As per information available with The Hindu, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation has cleared the sector for commercial operations.

As per the schedule, the flight will depart Chennai by 8.10 a.m and reach Puducherry at 8.55 a.m.

It will take off from here at 9.10 a.m and reach Salem at 10 a.m. and from there it will resume its service at 10.15 a.m. and reach Bengaluru International Airport at 10.55 a.m.

In its return journey, the flight will take off from Chennai at 11.15 a.m, reach Salem at noon, Puducherry at 1 p.m. and Chennai at 2 p.m.

Sources in the government said though DGCA had announced the schedule, there could be certain changes once the airliner officially announces the date of commencement of operations. “However, we are certain that it will start service by this month or beginning of next year,” said a senior official.
01/12/17 Rajesh B Nair/The Hindu