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MORE WINGS to Delhi-NCR flyers! Hindon Airport flight takes off - Check Modi govt's direct benefit to passengers
Sat, Oct 12, 2019
The terminal is stated to have a capacity of 300 passengers at a time, and for security purpose, more than 50 policemen have been deployed after providing them with special training.
UDAN scheme crucial for growth of North-eastern states, says Hardeep Singh Puri
Tue, Aug 20, 2019
Puri said that issues of modernisation, expansion, development of airports and increasing connectivity in the participating States//UTs were among the various issues that were discussed.
UDAN Expansion: 12 more routes become functional! Full list here
Fri, Jul 19, 2019
As many as 12 routes under the Regional Connectivity Scheme (or Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik/UDAN in Hindi) have recently become functional, Ministry of Civil Aviation said in a statement Thursday.
Cyclone Fani: Flight operations resume at Kolkata and Bhubaneswar airports
Sat, May 04, 2019
"The passenger terminal building at Bhubaneswar has been considerably damaged, particularly at the rooftop and facades... Based on the feedback and action taken, it was decided that Bhubaneswar will resume commercial flight operations with effect from 1300 IST on May 4, 2019," the ministry had said Friday in a statement.
State govts should not look at aviation sector through Centre versus state prism, says Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu
Thu, Feb 28, 2019
Prabhu said, "State governments should not be used only as emergency landing platforms but states should regularly benefit from this. So, we really look forward to states becoming, regular, permanent, and active partners with us to make it the reality."
Navi Mumbai airport to be operationalised by 2021-22: Minister
Thu, Feb 14, 2019
It is operated under the Western Air Command.
Big boost to aviation: Government to double airports under UDAN, says Jayant Sinha
Thu, Feb 14, 2019
India is investing significantly in capacity addition both in greenfield and brownfield airports. Now, UDAN will take the commercially-connected airports from 75 to around 150.
UDAN a game changer for aviation sector, says official
Wed, Feb 13, 2019
The regional air connectivity scheme has been a game changer for the aviation sector and 1 crore people will be travelling under the scheme after one year, a senior civil aviation ministry official said Tuesday.
Seaplane services to start soon; is your city on this aviation map?
Thu, Feb 07, 2019
Seaplane and helicopter services are planned at six water aerodrome sites including Guwahati, Statue of Unity and Sabarmati river fronts, Parliament was informed on Thursday.
Ayodhya-Ghaziabad flight: Soon, fly to temple town- Check Modi government plan here
Wed, Jan 30, 2019
Ayodhya is once again in news over Ram Mandir issue. Meanwhile, good news has come for the temple town in another sector. The government is preparing to connect Ayodhya city with the airways soon. Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Union Government has prepared a big plan in this regard.
Aviation: Fly to Ayodhya soon! Check other new routes in offing
Tue, Jan 29, 2019
Announcing the third round of regional air connectivity scheme, Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu had said that as many as 69.30 lakh seats would be added on an annual basis across the 235 routes, while over one lakh seats would be through seaplanes.
SpiceJet to operate flights under UDAN to Dhaka and Bangkok
Sat, Jan 26, 2019
Seaplanes will fly on 18 air routes among the 235 routes awarded Friday under the government's ambitious regional connectivity scheme that will also connect 16 unserved airports and six water aerodromes. Watch this video to know more.
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.
Darbhanga Airport: CM Nitish Kumar to lay foundation stone; check civil airport terminal's features, routes
Mon, Dec 24, 2018
Darbhanga Airport News: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu will lay the foundation stone for civil enclave at Darbhanga Airbase today.
Fly abroad cheap, soon! Check Modi government's UDAN (International) scheme - expected routes, key features
Wed, Aug 22, 2018
UDAN (International) scheme: The Union government has released a draft scheme document for extending the affordable air travel programme to international circuits.
Aviation: Govt unveils draft UDAN scheme for international routes
Wed, Aug 22, 2018
The Centre has unveiled a draft scheme for extending the affordable air travel programme UDAN to international circuits, with state governments identifying the routes for operation.
Indian aviation sector faces tremendous shortage of pilots; can hit pace of growth
Fri, Aug 10, 2018
Government's UDAN "Regional Connectivity Scheme" is also playing an important role in the growth of the sector. It has this objective: "Let the common citizen of the country fly". But this fleet growth is also pointing towards a significant problem that the Indian carriers will have to face in the times to come. The problem is related to a shortage of pilots.
Aviation in India: Business is going to boom, says Shaishav Shah, MD, Air Odisha, Air Deccan
Fri, Aug 03, 2018
UDAN, aimed at making air travel affordable and widespread, has received mixed reactions from the industry so far. DNA Money spoke with Shaishav Shah, MD, of Air Odisha and Air Deccan about the experience and the challenges ahead.
Freedom to fly! Flight services from Hisar to Chandigarh, Delhi to start from Independence day
Fri, Jun 15, 2018
In the meeting it was informed that security, fire and ambulances services would be provided to the Chandigarh by the Police Department, Urban Local Bodies Department and Health Department respectively, an official release said, adding that works on renovation of runway and widening of taxiway have been completed, while the work on extension of airport apron was underway.
Jet Airways commences Udan flights from Allahabad; tickets priced at Rs 967
Fri, Jun 15, 2018
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.