Union Minister of Civil Aviation and Steel, Jyotiraditya M. Scindia along with General Dr. Vijay Kumar Singh (Rtd.) today inaugurated a flight connecting Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, and Jamshedpur.
IndiaOne Air will operate this route from 31st January 2023. In his inaugural address, Minister of Civil Aviation, Jyotiraditya Scindia said that it is an auspicious moment that three important cities of three different states are being connected through this network of flights. It reflects the Prime Minister’s vision of providing air connectivity to every corner of the country. Earlier airlines were closing one by one, but now the UDAN scheme has given birth to three new regional airlines. Before 2014 there were only 74 operational airports in the country. Now after the initiation of commercial operations at Jamshedpur, it has increased to 147 and it will touch 148 after the inauguration of commercial operations at Shivamogga airport, Karnataka in February 2023.