Udan scheme: Air Odisha launches flights from Vizag to Jagdalpur via Raipur; airfare Rs 1,670
According to Air Odisha, the airfare for a single-way journey has been kept at Rs 1,670, which is in line with the Rs 2,500 ticket price fixed for a one-hour journey under the Udan scheme. "We are happy to announce the launch of our new routes in Chhattisgarh connecting with Andhra Pradesh. The Udan is a flagship scheme initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to spur economic growth and make air travel more affordable," said Shaishav Shah, managing director, Air Odisha Aviation, and executive director, GSEC.
Ahmedabad-based GSEC and Monarch Networth Capital had last year acquired majority stake in Air Odisha. Representational Image, source: Reuters