Alliance Air took 44 special children on the dream flight within Bhubaneshwar

Initiative by joint collaboration of Ministry of Civil Aviation, Airport Authority of India & Alliance Air with Government of Odisha
Bhubaneswar: Alliance Air, a wholly owned subsidiary of Air India added smiles on the faces of children with special needs by turning their dream of flying by air into a reality. The airline took these junior flyers on a 40 minute long ‘Dream Flight’ within Bhubaneshwar.
Almost all children were from the urban poor areas of Bhubaneshwar and a few from a tribal village in Baripada. There were a total of 44 children on the dream flight. Minimum age of children on the Dream Flight was 8 years and maximum 18 years. The children were selected by Swabhimaan- an NGO based in Bhubaneshwar. The initiative was a joint effort of Odisha Govt, AAI, Air India, Alliance Air & Ministry of Civil Aviation.
State SSEPD Minister Ashok Panda, Union Civil Aviation Joint Secretary Usha Padhee and Odia film stars Akash Dasnayak and Sabyasachi Mishra were present at the airport to see off the children.
Prior to the take-off an art exhibition called ‘MY DREAM FLIGHT’ was organised at the Biju Patnaik Airport along with a few cultural performances by the children and celebrations.
Alliance Air takes immense pleasure in giving children a taste of independence empowering them to dream big by soaring high along with it.This is the first time the airline has organized a special flight for special children.In 2017 Alliance Air had taken underprivileged women on a special flight.It is the constant endeavor of Alliance Air to bolster its network and soar higher connecting India & beyond.

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