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SpiceJet to launch 20 new flights on domestic routes from next month; airline's fleet strength under RCS scheme jumps to 52
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SpiceJet to launch 20 new flights on domestic routes from next month; airline's fleet strength under RCS scheme jumps to 52

SpiceJet said it will also enhance its operations with additional frequencies on the Mumbai-Bagdogra and Mumbai-Chennai routes with the addition of a second and fifth flight, respectively.

IndiGo to start Bengaluru-Agra daily flight from 5 March; airline to operate service under Udan scheme
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IndiGo to start Bengaluru-Agra daily flight from 5 March; airline to operate service under Udan scheme

Agra will be IndiGo's 63rd destination and 86th overall in its network, which also has flight services to 23 international airports.

Why big hype on touching $5-tn economy by year 2025 is largely meaningless for average Indians
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Why big hype on touching $5-tn economy by year 2025 is largely meaningless for average Indians

Now, even if one talks about the $5-trillion target, at the current rate of slowed growth, the target is merely wishful thinking.

Alliance Air embarks on aggressive expansion plans, to launch flights on new routes in two months: CEO
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Alliance Air embarks on aggressive expansion plans, to launch flights on new routes in two months: CEO

Alliance Air recently launched its maiden overseas flight from Chennai to Jaffna making it the 55th destination connected by the airline.

Bidding process opened for seaplane operations in four Andaman islands; Diglipur airport operations to begin in June 2019
India

Bidding process opened for seaplane operations in four Andaman islands; Diglipur airport operations to begin in June 2019

Seaplane operations will soon be a reality in four islands of Andamans with the opening of its bidding process, under an ambitious project to attract more tourists, officials said

Govt gives nod to spend Rs 4,500 cr to revive unserved, under-served airports; move aims to boost regional connectivity
Business

Govt gives nod to spend Rs 4,500 cr to revive unserved, under-served airports; move aims to boost regional connectivity

The revival of airports under UDAN is demand driven, depending on firm commitment from airlines and state governments for providing various concessions.

SpiceJet to add 12 new flights, to launch Hyderabad-Colombo service from 15 April; eyes to expand regional connectivity
Business

SpiceJet to add 12 new flights, to launch Hyderabad-Colombo service from 15 April; eyes to expand regional connectivity

With the launch of its services between Hyderabad and Colombo, SpiceJet will connect the Sri Lankan capital with three direct flights from India, the release said.

Narendra Modi lays foundation of projects worth Rs 4,000 crore in Arunachal Pradesh, vows to improve connectivity in state
India

Narendra Modi lays foundation of projects worth Rs 4,000 crore in Arunachal Pradesh, vows to improve connectivity in state

Addressing a function at IG Park in Arunachal Pradesh's Itanagar, Modi said his government was giving importance to improve the highway, railway, airway and power situation in Arunachal Pradesh, which was neglected by the previous governments.

Seaplane services to start at six places under UDAN, no proposal to start operations on Ganga river: Govt
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Seaplane services to start at six places under UDAN, no proposal to start operations on Ganga river: Govt

Under UDAN, six water aerodrome sites have been awarded to start seaplane and helicopter services, Minister of State for Shipping, Pon Radhakrishnan said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.

In Surat, Narendra Modi says demonetisation made housing affordable; PM to inaugurate Salt Satyagraha memorial in Dandi today
Politics

In Surat, Narendra Modi says demonetisation made housing affordable; PM to inaugurate Salt Satyagraha memorial in Dandi today

Speaking in Surat, PM Narendra Modi credited demonetisation for making housing affordable for the youth in India

Alliance Air to connect Ahmedabad with Hyderabad via Nashik from 1 February; 70-seater ATR-72 to operate on new route
Business

Alliance Air to connect Ahmedabad with Hyderabad via Nashik from 1 February; 70-seater ATR-72 to operate on new route

The 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.

Expansion plans for fleet, route underway; focus on keeping costs low to ensure profitability: SpiceJet chief Ajay Singh
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Expansion plans for fleet, route underway; focus on keeping costs low to ensure profitability: SpiceJet chief Ajay Singh

Singh, who was here to participate in the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting that ended on Friday, also hoped that SpiceJet would soon be able to start operating seaplanes under Udan scheme.

SpiceJet chief Ajay Singh favours airfare hike in India 'as demand is strong'; says country fast emerging as aviation power
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SpiceJet chief Ajay Singh favours airfare hike in India 'as demand is strong'; says country fast emerging as aviation power

Singh said that there are challenges also, such as infrastructure challenges, but the government is putting a lot of efforts for building new airports.

Suresh Prabhu launches Phase II of Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg development plan; to devise customised growth strategies for districts
Business

Suresh Prabhu launches Phase II of Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg development plan; to devise customised growth strategies for districts

The Sindhudurg city airport will be inaugurated soon and both districts will soon be included under the government's regional connectivity scheme UDAN, giving a boost to air connectivity

Guwahati likely to be first city to get international flights under UDAN as Centre finalises bids for Dhaka, Bangkok routes
India

Guwahati likely to be first city to get international flights under UDAN as Centre finalises bids for Dhaka, Bangkok routes

With the Centre finalising bids for the Guwahati-Dhaka and Guwahati-Bangkok routes, the Assam's largest city is likely to be the first to be connected internationally under the UDAN scheme

Govt invites e-bids for international UDAN flights to select destinations by 22 November
Business

Govt invites e-bids for international UDAN flights to select destinations by 22 November

This is despite the domestic format of the UDAN scheme failing to yield desired results with almost half of the routes approved in the first phase of the bidding for the scheme still to be launched.

Sikkim's Pakyong Airport welcomes first commercial flight in state with water cannon salute
India

Sikkim's Pakyong Airport welcomes first commercial flight in state with water cannon salute

The Pakyong Airport was inaugrated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 24 September. Modi had dedicated Sikkim's first airport to the nation.

Narendra Modi launches Rs 1,000 cr development schemes for Daman and Diu, inaugurates flight between Ahmedabad and Diu
India

Narendra Modi launches Rs 1,000 cr development schemes for Daman and Diu, inaugurates flight between Ahmedabad and Diu

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched development schemes worth Rs 1,000 crore for Daman and Diu, and also inaugurated a flight connecting Ahmedabad to coastal town of Diu.

HAL's 'Made in India' Dornier planes set for commercial flights after successfully completion of trials
Business

HAL's 'Made in India' Dornier planes set for commercial flights after successfully completion of trials

Commercial use of 'Made in India' planes is soon likely to be a reality with state-owned HAL successfully completing the trials of 19-seater Dornier aircraft

UDAN scheme for cheaper flights, more regional routes power India's civil aviation sector in 2017
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UDAN scheme for cheaper flights, more regional routes power India's civil aviation sector in 2017

Apart from enhanced aviation services to non-metro cities, the sector has also benefited from the rise in domestic disposable income levels