C’garh gets air connectivity to Jharkhand, Odisha, AP

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 13 Jun 2018 11:27:55


 

 

Staff Reporter

RAIPUR

By all probabilities, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to inaugurate the domestic flight service sector under the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) to connect Chhattisgarh with Jharkhand, Odisha and Andhra Pradesh (AP) on June 14.
However, the air operations would only begin from June 15 onwards. These flights will operate from Raipur to Jagdalpur, Vishakhapatnam, Ranchi and Bhubaneswar.


Director General of Civil Aviation has also released the flight schedule of commuter operation. Meanwhile, Airport Authority of Swami Vivekananda Airport has allotted Air Odisha the space for counter at new terminal, where passengers can book the ticket.The air services are going to start for Jharkhand, Andhra and Odisha under the Connect India Programme to connect Raipur with many other states via Jagdalpur, and Jharsugda. Commuters from state’s capital can now directly take off for aforementioned cities whereas passengers can also fly to Vishakhapatnam and Raipur via Jagdalpur. Beside these, Authorities are also trying to connect major cities through domestic flight service. The released flight schedule contains list of flights up to July 2. Commuters can now fly from Raipur to Bhubaneswar via Jharsugda and Ranchi. There is appropriate arrangement for return journey
of commuters.