Poor Performance: Air Odisha Loses Contract in 4 States

Bhubaneswar: The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has cancelled the UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik) licence of low-cost carrier Air Odisha for seven airports for its irregular flight services, an official said today.

Air Odisha flight services to the eastern regions, including Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh and Jharkhand have been suspended under the regional connectivity scheme.

The AAI has cancelled the agreement with the air carrier for operating flights from and to seven airports — Jharsuguda, Raipur, Raigarh, Bilaspur, Ambikapur, Jagdalpur and Visakhapatnam.

Biju Patnaik International Airport Director Suresh Chandra Hota said the AAI has sent a letter mentioning the termination clause to the airlines.

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