Aviation boost: Govt awards 235 routes under regional air connectivity scheme (UDAN)
Under UDAN-III, 235 routes have been awarded to 11 operators, an official said. Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN) or the regional air connectivity scheme seeks to connect unserved and underserved airports as well as make flying affordable.
As many as 69.3 lakh seats would be added on an annual basis across the RCS routes, Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu said. More than 1 lakh seats would be through seaplanes. Image source: Reuters