Jyotiraditya Scindia flags off direct flight on Agra-Lucknow route under UDAN

NEW DELHI: To give further impetus to the regional aerial connectivity, Union Minister of Civil Aviation,  Jyotiraditya M. Scindia, Union Minister of State for Law and Justice, Professor SP Singh Baghel, along with Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA), Rajiv Bansal virtually flagged off the first direct flight on Agra (Uttar Pradesh) – Lucknow (Uttar […]

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24 routes identified in Assam under the 1st phase of UDAN 4.0

Broad salient features of the UDAN scheme are mentioned below: i) Demand driven ii) Affordability of airfare iii) Viability Gap Funding (VGF) to Selected Airline Operators (SAOs) iv) Minimum performance level of UDAN flights by the SAOs v) Exclusivity of operation on UDAN routes.; vi) Focus on priority areas i.e NER, Hilly Sates and Islands.; […]

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First direct flight operations flagged off on Belgaum-Nashik route under UDAN

NEW DELHI: The first direct flight operations between Nashik (Maharashtra) and Belgaum (Karnataka) started today under the RCS-UDAN (Regional Connectivity Scheme — Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik) of the Government of India. Operationalizing of this route expands the aerial connectivity of Belgaum to the 10 destinations across India. The Belgaum airport has emerged as the […]

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First direct flight between Kalaburagi to Tirupati flagged off under UDAN

NEW DELHI: Taking another step in boosting the regional aerial connectivity in India, Star Air today commenced the direct daily flight operations from Kalaburagi, Karnataka to Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh under the RCS-UDAN (Regional Connectivity Scheme – Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik) of Government of India. Attesting the dual objectives of the UDAN scheme; making air […]

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Hyderabad – Nashik SpiceJet Flight Flagged off under UDAN

NEW DELHI: Taking the next stride in boosting regional aerial connectivity in India under RCS-UDAN (Regional Connectivity Scheme – Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik) of the Government of India, the second direct flight commenced operations today from Hyderabad, Telangana to Nashik, Maharashtra. Chhagan Bhujbal, Guardian Minister, Nashik, Hemant Godse, Member of Parliament, Nashik, Surah Mandhare, […]

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Ministry of Civil Aviation invites bids for 4th round of Regional Connectivity Scheme UDAN

NEW DELHI: Following the three successful rounds of bidding, the Ministry of Civil Aviation has launched the 4th round of Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS)- Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik( UDAN) to further enhance the connectivity to remote and regional areas of the country. Focus of this round would be the priority areas like NER, Hilly […]

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Alliance Air launches Ahmedabad-Kandla flight under UDAN

NEW DELHI: Alliance Air, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Air India, on Monday launched its first direct flight between Ahmedabad and the port town of Kandla in Gujarat. The five days a week Ahmedabad-Kandla service is the 228th route covered under the UDAN-RCS scheme, a central government initiative that seeks to enhance regional connectivity and make […]

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SpiceJet starts daily direct flight between Guwahati and Dhaka

NEW DELHI: Budget carrier SpiceJet on Monday started the first daily direct flight between Guwahati and Dhaka. The first flight ‘SG 78’ was flagged off by Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport here. The Bombardier Q400 aircraft will depart Guwahati at 1155 hours, while it will leave Dhaka at 1410 […]

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