NEW DELHI: Alliance Air on Wednesday started flights on Hyderabad-Hubballi route using its 72-seater ATR-72 aircraft, according to an official statement.
The flight, which would be operating under regional connectivity scheme UDAN, was inaugurated at the Hubballi airport by Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Prahlad Joshi, the airline’s statement noted.
Great News for Hubli!
New flights have been launched from Hubli to Hyderabad by Air alliance today.
This is going to be very useful and convenient for the travelers of Hubli & Dharwad. I request the people to utilize this facility effectively.
— Jagadish Shettar (@JagadishShettar) March 31, 2021
The airline’s CEO Harpreet A De Singh was also present at the occasion.
The Hyderabad-Hubballi flight will operate three times a week, the statement said.
Under the UDAN scheme, financial incentives from the Centre, state governments and airport operators are extended to selected airlines to encourage operations from unserved and underserved airports, and keep airfares affordable.
Source: Press Trust of India