Bhubaneswar, Dec. 7 -- The AirAsia flight services from Bhubaneswar to Bangkok began with 165 passengers boarded from the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) yesterday night.

The AirAsia flight carrying 28 flyers from Bangkok received a warm welcome from the BPIA authorities with the water cannon salute for the inaugural flight services from Bhubaneswar to the international destination.

The Bangkok-Bhubaneswar flight landed at the BPIA at 11.35 pm.

The passengers who were to board the AirAsia flight from Bhubaneswar to Bangkok was given a customary welcome at the airport before take off at 12.25 am.

Odisha Culture Miniter Ashok Chandra Panda flagged off the flight in presence of officials including Tourism Secretary Vishal Dev, ...