Bhubaneswar: Air Odisha announced to start flight service to Balangir and Kalahandi from April. Earlier today Air Odisha runs usual flight operation after the State government grants 75% of pending subsidy amount.
It should be noted that Air Odisha Aviation Pvt Ltd has earlier decided to ground it's aircraft from Monday as the State Government is not paying the subsidy and rebate on aviation turbine fuel (ATF). On Saturday, the airline stopped it services to Sambalpur and Rourkela.
The airline was getting subsidy from the State Government on the basis of nautical miles it flies in a month. The price was fixed at Rs 222 per nautical miles with a cap on total subsidy of Rs 8 crore annually.(Source: OrissaDiary)
Currently Air Odisha is providing its service at Bhubaneswar, Jharsuguda, Rourkela, Sambalpur and Jeypore. Passengers can book their ticket online from Air Odisha website www.airodisha.com.
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