BHUBANESWAR:Domestic carrier Air Vistara has announced to launch its operations from Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) to New Delhi by the second week of October.
The proposal floated by the airline to operate two flights daily from the City to Delhi and back was approved by BPIA recently.
The operations would commence from October 25. As per the schedule, a morning flight would take off from Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport, New Delhi at 7.10 am and land at BPIA at 9.20 am. The same flight would take off from Bhubaneswar at 10 am and land at IGI Airport 12.10 pm.
Similarly, a Bhubaneswar-bound evening flight would take off from New Delhi at 4.35 pm and land here at 6.45 pm. The same flight would fly from BPIA at 7.25 pm and arrive at IGI Airport at 9.35 pm, BPIA sources said.
Air Vistara, a joint venture of Tata Sons Ltd and Singapore Airlines, had introduced its first Airbus A320-200 single aisle aircraft in September last year and subsequently obtained flying approval for Bhubaneswar-New Delhi operations from the Director General of Civil Aviation.