Jharsuguda : In a major boost for the air travellers of Western Odisha, Spicejet airline is going to commence direct flight services for Mumbai Sector starting from 1st March 2022, it was the most awaited sector from Veer Surendra Sai (VSS)Airport, Jharsuguda.
As per the Spicejet Airline website, the direct flight services for Mumbai sector will operate thrice a week.
Earlier, in the month of January 2021, Spicejet Airline had launched flight services for the Mumbai sector but after the second wave of Covid19 and low footfall of air travellers, the flight services for the Mumbai sector was discontinued.
Apart from that, Spicejet Airline will also commence an additional flight for the Delhi sector from 1st March 2022 onwards, for the benefit of the air travellers for Delhi.
Jharsuguda Airport Director, Pawan Kumar Zutshi said, â€œSpicejet airline has taken slots for Mumbai sector. The airline will operate a flight for Mumbai in the evening. Apart from this, the airline will also operate an additional flight for the Delhi sector in the morning. Now we will have two flights one in the morning and one in the evening for the Delhi sector from 1st March onwards.
During the third wave of Covid19, the footfall of air passengers was affected but now it is regaining slowly.Â Indigo airlines have taken slots, but due to third-wave, they have not started yet. We are hoping that it will start its services very soon. After the construction of four new additional bays at Veer Surendra Sai Airport, it will give a major boost to the development of this area.â€
Presently, Spicejet Airline is operating flights for Kolkata, Hyderabad, Delhi, Bangalore whereas Alliance Air is operating regular flights for Bhubaneswar, Raipur, Kolkata