Maiden flight from Bhubaneswar to Dubai opens new vistas
Dubai : A momentous occasion was marked this week as an international flight from the eastern Indian state of Odisha to the United Arab Emirates took off, bringing immense joy and celebration to the expat community. The launch of this maiden flight connecting Dubai and Odisha’s capital, Bhubaneswar, promises to significantly reduce travel time and expenses for individuals commuting between these destinations.
The inaugural flight was greeted with great enthusiasm and excitement by the Odia community residing in Dubai and the neighboring Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and over 1,100 Odia community members, representing a vibrant tapestry of culture and heritage, converged in Dubai to commemorate this historic event. Their presence illuminated a grand cultural event organized to rejoice in the commencement of this significant air route.
The connection between Dubai and Bhubaneswar not only brings Odisha closer to the UAE but also fosters more robust ties between the two regions. The Odia community, renowned for its entrepreneurial spirit and contribution to the social fabric of Odisha and the UAE, now has a more accessible and more convenient means of travel between their homeland and their adopted home.
This new flight route will undoubtedly bolster business and tourism ties between Odisha and the UAE, opening up a world of opportunities for trade, investment, and cultural exchange. With reduced travel time and expenses, individuals and companies will find it more convenient to explore the potential within each destination.
Long-awaited dream for us. This new direct flight service will help us reduce our travel time to our state and boost Odisha’s economy in terms of trading and sports,” said Mr. Akshay Parija, a well-known Dubai-based Odia Businessman, Filmmaker, and UAE Golden visa holder.
The launch of the Dubai-Bhubaneswar flight is a testament to the UAE’s commitment to fostering international connectivity and promoting cultural diversity. This initiative reflects the UAE’s continuous efforts to support the Indian diaspora and enhance bilateral relations between the two nations.
The maiden flight from Odisha to Dubai has opened up new horizons and endless possibilities for residents and visitors. It signifies a step towards progress, prosperity, and strengthened bonds between the Odia community and the UAE. The launch of this international flight paves the way for a brighter future filled with opportunities for growth and collaboration.