Mon, May 01, 2023
The first flight on a non-UDAN route under viability gap funding provision by Assam government was launched on Monday with flybig starting service on the Guwahati-Dibrugarh-Guwahati sector.
Tue, Oct 04, 2022
Regional carrier Star Air on Monday launched its services to Kolhapur from the city airport, according to an official release.
The flight will be operated three times a week.
Thu, Jul 18, 2019
12 routes under the UDAN scheme have recently become functional, taking the total operational routes to 186, including 8 Tourism RCS routes, of the total 706 sanctioned routes, according to an official statement.
Thu, Mar 07, 2019
The Ministry said it has received overwhelming response from airlines in the two rounds of the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) bidding held so far.
Fri, Mar 01, 2019
The regional connectivity scheme UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik) seeks to connect unserved and under-served airports as well as make flying affordable.
Fri, Jan 25, 2019
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.
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
The services will begin on the five routes, including Mumbai-Nashik, Mumbai-Jalgaon, Mumbai-Kolhapur, Mumbai-Solapur and Nashik-Pune, according to a government official, who added that these routes have been allotted to two airline companies of SpiceJet and TruJet (Turbo Mega).
Wed, Jan 16, 2019
"Lilabari is SpiceJet's first destination in Assam under the UDAN scheme and we are extremely delighted to launch services on the Kolkata-Lilabari route," SpiceJet Chief Marketing Officer Debojo Maharshi said in a release.
Wed, Dec 05, 2018
The ministry has reportedly chalked out a plan to launch civilian flight operations from the IAF base to provide a second airport for commercial flights as soon as the base is ready for civilian flights. This will also lessen the load on the IGIA till the Jewar international airport in Greater Noida becomes operational.
Proposals for selection of airlines under the International Air Connectivity Scheme -- IACS UDAN -- were reportedly invited in October. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) on behalf of the Civil Aviation Ministry and the Assam government reportedly invited bids for the international version of UDAN.
Sun, Oct 14, 2018
The Modi government has invited proposals from interested air operators for the international version of its 'Udan' (Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik) scheme as it seeks to enhance air connectivity from India to select overseas destinations.
Wed, Sep 12, 2018
Speaking at the event to announce the operationalization of the new routes, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath thanked the SpiceJet management for their expansion in the state, said an IANS report, adding that under the initiative of `Udaan` mooted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, air connectivity in small towns and cities had got a big boost.
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.
Fri, Aug 03, 2018
UDAN scheme is hamstrung by the scores of ghost airports spread across hinterland, whose inadequate infrastructure is stopping the growth of aviation sector
Thu, Jun 14, 2018
The airline was awarded seven routes under the UDAN scheme and will launch operations on five of these -- Lucknow-Allahabad-Lucknow, Patna-Allahabad-Patna, Nagpur-Allahabad-Nagpur, Indore-Allahabad-Indore and Delhi-Nashik-Delhi this week, the airline said in a release.
Mon, Jun 11, 2018
The programme, flagged off by PM Narendra Modi last year, aims to boost economic growth by refurbishing idled colonial-era airstrips or building newer airports, and incentivising airlines to offer discounted fares to connect them with bigger cities.
Wed, Nov 15, 2017
The government on Tuesday said it has received 141 proposals from airlines and chopper companies to operate flight services under the second round of air regional connectivity -- Udan scheme -- that aims to connect unserved and under-served airports.
Wed, Apr 26, 2017
The UDAN Scheme is a key component of the National Civil Aviation Policy (NCAP) which was released by the Ministry of Civil Aviation on 15th June, 2016.
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