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Jan 28, 2019
Alliance Air to connect Ahmedabad with Hyderabad via Nashik from 1 February; 70-seater ATR-72 to operate on new routeThe new service is part of the government's regional connectivity scheme Udan, under which the air fares are capped at Rs 2, 500 for an under one-hour flight, Alliance Air said.
Oct 04, 2018
Sikkim's Pakyong Airport welcomes first commercial flight in state with water cannon saluteThe Pakyong Airport was inaugrated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 24 September. Modi had dedicated Sikkim's first airport to the nation.
May 15, 2018
Jet Airways offers fares starting at Rs 967 for Udan flights on Lucknow-Allahabad-Patna routeJet Airways had bagged four routes in the second round of bidding in January in Udan scheme, in which a total of 325 routes were awarded to various operators
Nov 16, 2017
Centre identifies 24 airports, helipads to enhance air connectivity in Kashmir and North East India under Phase-II of UDANUnder Phase-II of RCS UDAN scheme, nine airports are going to be built in Arunachal Pradesh, five each in Assam and Manipur, two in Jammu and Kashmir, and, one each in Tripura, Meghalaya and Sikkim
Jun 12, 2017
SpiceJet set to launch flights under UDAN scheme next monthSpiceJet said it is the only airline which hasn't sought subsidy or viability gap funding under this scheme.
May 14, 2017
Centre likely to frame draft of revised rules for UDAN in two weeksThe government is likely to complete in the next two weeks framing of the draft of revised rules for its scheme to promote low-cost air travel and put up for stakeholder consultations, as it prepares for the second round of bidding by airlines.
Apr 27, 2017
Narendra Modi to flag off first Udan flight today: All you need to know about the schemeUnder the Udan scheme, five airlines will operate on 128 routes connecting 70 airports. On each flight, 50 percent of the seats would have a cap of Rs 2,500 per seat/hour
Apr 26, 2017
UDAN launch: India's low-cost flying scheme to take off after Narendra Modi sets the wheel rolling on ThursdayPrime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the "UDAN" scheme which is aimed at boosting regional connectivity starting with low-cost flights on three routes Shimla-Delhi, Kadapa–Hyderabad and the Nanded-Hyderabad sectors
Apr 14, 2017
India's choked airports: Why the govt needs to speed up aviation infra developmentThe government should better wake up, lest airport capacity could become an unresolvable mess pretty soon if India's air traffic boom continues.
Aug 23, 2016
Maharashtra to be first state to begin Centre's regional connectivity schemeThe Centre's regional connectivity scheme (RCS) moved closer to reality with the aviation ministry set to sign an agreement with Maharashtra government.