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Eight routes under UDAN scheme have become functional since Friday: Aviation Ministry

Total 705 routes have been awarded under the UDAN scheme up till now by the Ministry of Civil Aviation.

PM to launch civilian flight ops from Hindon airbase, inaugurate Delhi Metro's new corridor on Mar 8

After inaugurating the metro corridor he will return to the airbase, where he will launch the civilian flight operations and will then address a public meeting at an adjacent ground, which falls under Sikanderpur village, District Magistrate Ritu Maheshwari said.


Helicopter service between Shimla and Chandigarh takes off under UDAN-II

The one-way fare between Shimla and Chandigarh is for Rs 2,880. The flight would take off from Chandigarh at 10 am, and would reach Shimla at 10:30 am. The flight would then fly back to Chandigarh by 10:55 am.

Maharashtra: Five routes under UDAN scheme to restart from February 13

Mumbai-Nashik, Mumbai-Jalgaon, Mumbai-Kolhapur, Mumbai-Solapur and Nashik-Pune air services will commence again; the routes have been allotted to two airline companies SpiceJet and TruJet.

Under UDAN’s international leg, Bangkok, Dhaka to be connected to Guwahati first

Currently among the large airlines in India, turbo-prop aircraft are operated by IndiGo, Air India-arm Alliance Air and Jet Airways, which operate ATR airliners and SpiceJet that flies the Bombardier Q400 plane.

Government working on another version of UDAN, says Jayant Sinha

As many as 56 unserved and 17 under-served airports and 31 heliports would be connected under the scheme, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha.


Flight services from Hisar to Chandigarh, Delhi to start from August 15

Work on renovation of runway and widening of taxiway have been completed while the work on the extension of airport apron was under progress, it said. 

Air passenger traffic: 21.7% jump April this year over corresponding month last year

Smaller towns which benefitted from the regional connectivity scheme of the government have also started contributing to the overall growth passenger traffic growth.

UDAN flights have 80 per cent occupancy, we are on right track: Suresh Kakani

"We have invested close to Rs 300 crore on developing Shirdi airport. We are spending as much as Rs 75 crore on the greenfield airport at Amravati. Land is already there and a part of the infrastructure is ready but we need to make it operational," Suresh Kakani.

Civil aviation ministry may face fund crunch for second phase of UDAN scheme

A total of 141 initial proposals have been received from various players in the second round of bidding, the results of which are expected to be announced this month