Flights from Mysore Airport running full

Mysuru: The TruJet flights from Mysuru to Chennai and Hyderabad which was suspended for five days (from Nov.16 to 21) is now running to full capacity. The flights however, will land from tomorrow at 1.05 pm and depart at 1.25 pm.

“This is the winter schedule and every year the timing during winter changes because of fog and poor visibility. This schedule will be in force from Dec.1 to Jan.31 and from Feb.1 it may change,” said Mysore Airport Manager Gurunath, speaking to Star of Mysore, here this morning.

Asked whether it has affected the occupancy rate of the flights as the timing is changed from evening to afternoon, he said that in fact the response was so good that every day more than 50 people were flying on either side and many days it touched a maximum of 55 passengers.

Air Odisha launch delayed

Air Odisha, which was to launch its operations from today, has been delayed. It is learnt that the air operator is likely to launch the flights from Jan.31 next year.

The no-frills airliner Trujet of Turbo Megha Airways had launched the Hyderabad-Mysore flight under the regional connectivity scheme from September 21.

This is part of the UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagarik) scheme of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which seeks to boost regional connectivity.