Bhubaneswar: Air India has decided to start its flight services from Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) in Bhubaneswar, Odisha capital, to Bangkok from December 10 as per sources.
Flights will be available twice a week– on Thursdays and Sundays only for now.
Flights will leave Bhubaneswar/Odisha to Bangkok at 3.45 pm on the scheduled days.
In a tweet, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said, the Air India direct flights from Bhubaneswar to Bangkok will make Odisha the new gateway to the East.
“Bolstering Odisha’s position as new gateway to the East, Air India announced direct flights from Bhubaneswar to Bangkok starting 10 Dec. Expansion of international air connectivity will give huge boost to tourism, trade & ties with South East Asian countries,” Patnaik tweeted.