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Regional Connectivity Scheme News
Regional Connectivity Scheme
UDAN scheme: Project to expand wings, services to become global
Mon, Jan 14, 2019
Regional Connectivity Scheme, popularly known as UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik) services, would soon cover global destinations through International UDAN as the government is making efforts to expand its wings to provide airline travelers more opportunity to enjoy international spots at a cheap price of just Rs 2500.
Aviation: Modi government's big air-connectivity boost- all states on aerial connectivity map courtesy UDAN
Tue, Dec 11, 2018
UDAN: The regional connectivity scheme covers a route length between 200 to 800 km with no lower limit set for hilly, remote, island and security sensitive regions.
Now, Pathankot gets UDAN regional connectivity boost, first Alliance Air flight takes wing
Thu, Apr 05, 2018
The flight from Delhi to Pathankot will operate thrice, Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, in a week, departing from Delhi at 0955 Hrs and arriving at Pathankot at 1130 Hrs. While returning from Pathankot, the flight will depart at 1150 Hrs to reach Delhi at 1335 Hrs. The introduction of this flight will reduce the travel time between the two cities significantly.
First UDAN flight takes off in Shimla
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
Prided at being a ‘global first initiative’ UDAN – Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday flagged off the maiden flight under the Regional Connectivity Scheme. The first flight of the initiative that began last year was from Shimla to New Delhi.
Govt unveils 128 routes for Regional Connectivity; first flight to take off next month
Thu, Mar 30, 2017
In a move to connect the regional areas with unserved and underserved airports, the Ministry of Civil Aviation unveiled 128 routes under the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) on Thursday.
India to provide $31 million support for rural aviation scheme - minister
Thu, Mar 30, 2017
India launched the Regional Connectivity Scheme to get more people flying in what is already the world`s fastest growing aviation market.
From competitive foreign airlines to infrastructure constraints: Troubles of Indian domestic carriers
Tue, Mar 21, 2017
Changing legislatives, rising competition from foreign airlines, rebounding oil prices are painting the skies blue for aviation sector in India.
Air travel from Delhi to remote areas set to get cheaper
Wed, Mar 08, 2017
Air travel from Delhi to remote areas will be cheaper with the AAP government today announcing slashing of VAT on Air Turbine Fuel (ATF) from existing 25 per cent to one per cent to complement the Centre's regional connectivity scheme (RCS).
JSW Group looks to enter into civil aviation market
Mon, Feb 27, 2017
Steel and infrastructure conglomerate, Jindal Steel Works Group has offered bids to enter the civil aviation market, sources said on Monday.
Budget FY18: Will GST wipe out air travel’s economy class?
Mon, Jan 30, 2017
As the goods and service tax (GST) regime prepares to take off this year, the government has proposed a higher tax on airlines, which could prove to have a lot of turbulence in India’s journey.
From GST to Demonetisation: Six major events that rocked Indian economy in 2016
Fri, Dec 30, 2016
The year of 2016 has been an eventful one for the Indian economy. While the parliament passed the GST Bill which is expected to boost growth, the demonetisation drive by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to contract economy in the near-term.