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Air India to start Bhubaneswar-Bangkok flight

IANS  |  Bhubaneswar 

will start a direct flight service to Bangkok from the Biju Patnaik International Airport here from December 10, said Chief Minister on Tuesday.

Patnaik said the direct flight to Bangkok will make the new gateway to the East.

"Bolstering Odisha's position as new gateway to the East, 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," he said in a tweet.

will connect Bhubaneswar to Bangkok twice a week, tweeted

The first international flight from Bhubaneswar to Kuala Lumpur commenced on April 26, 2017. The state government allowed the Thai Air Asia to receive subsidy support of Rs 1.70 lakh per round trip for starting air service operations.

The Bhubaneswar airport got the international tag on October 31, 2010.



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First Published: Tue, December 05 2017. 16:32 IST