April 26 (TravelAndy): The first international flight will land at and take off today from Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar, capital of the east Indian state of Odisha.
“Odisha creates history today. The first direct international flight service commences with arrival of @AirAsia flight AK 31 from KUL to BBI,” Odisha Tourism tweeted through its official handle @odisha_tourism today.
The AirAsia flight will connect Bhubaneswar and Kuala Lumpur, the Malaysian capital. Continue reading First international flight from Odisha
Tha airline will operate daily flights from Hyderabad to Chennai, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Bhubaneswar and Port Blair, said the airline.
Tickets for their flights are already on sale.
The airline currently operates over 140 daily flights and approximately 975 weekly flights across 22 destinations.
July 5 (TravelAndy): The temple town Puri in east India’s Odisha state is gearing up to celebrate its famous car festival from tomorrow.
During the festival, the three idols of Puri’s famous 12th century Jagannath temple are brought out of the temple and taken to the Gundicha temple on wooden chariots, called raths.
The deities — Lord Jagannath, his brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra — return to the Jagannath temple after a week. Continue reading Puri set for rath yatra (car festival)
September 16 (TravelAndy): AirAsia is set to start direct flights between Bhubaneswar in Odisha, India, to Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, said reports.
This will mark the first direct international flight from the Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar.
Low-cost carrier AirAsia is planning to start this route tentatively from December 15. However the date has not been confirmed yet. Continue reading AirAsia to fly Bhubaneswar-Kuala Lumpur