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Alliance Air Begins Trial Run

Rourkela: The trial landing of Alliance Air ATR-72 Aircraft at the Rourkela Airport was smoothly and successfully conducted on Friday afternoon.

Principal Secretary, Commerce & Transport  Usha Padhee, Special Secretary to CM and Secretary Sports & Youth services R. Vineel Krishna, Director In-Charge, Rourkela Steel Plant Atanu Bhowmick,  Additional secretary, Commerce and Transport Debadutta Suranjita Jena, Collector Sundargarh Gavali Parag Harshad, ADM Subhankar Mohapatra, SP Mukesh Kumar Bhamoo,  ED PK Satapathy , other senior officers of State Government, Rourkela Steel Plant, Airport Authority of India and Officials of Hockey India were present on the occasion.

The dignitaries congratulated the pilots on the smooth landing of the aircraft. Soon after the Aircraft took off from the Airport and returned to Jharsuguda.    

Notably, the Rourkela Airport received the 2C license from the Director General of Civil Aviation on December 19 for operation of commercial flights.

With the successful trial landing and takeoff of  the ATR-72 Aircraft the regular operations will begin soon from the Airport.