Jet Airways commences Udan flights from Allahabad; tickets priced at Rs 967
The starting fares for the flights are Rs 967 for Allahabad to Lucknow, while the fare from Lucknow to Allahabad starts from Rs 757. The fares for Allahabad to Patna start from Rs 1,216. This regional connectivity is likley to benefit a lot of travellers between state capital Lucknow and Allahabad, which is also a very significant city due to its being religious centre.
UDAN is a regional airport development and "Regional Connectivity Scheme" (RCS) of the central government, which has been commenced to "Let the common citizen of the country fly", making air travel affordable. Image source: Reuters