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regional connectivity scheme

PM Modi’s ambitious ‘Hawai Chappal to Hawai Jahaaj’ plan faces turbulence

Slow pace of fitting out regional airports risks delaying PM's plan to launch more flights to get millions more Indians flying.

11 Jun 2018 3:15 PM

UDAN: Govt expects Rs 300 cr annually from levy on airlines

Allocation for UDAN has been substantially raised to Rs 1,014.09 crore for the next financial year.

26 Feb 2018 10:50 AM

73 airports, helipads now on aviation maps

Ashok Gajapathi Raju announced the launch of the second round of the ambitious air-connectivity scheme.

25 Jan 2018 2:54 AM

Air Deccan ready for 'UDAN' from Northeast in December

Under the Centre's UDAN scheme, air fares are capped at Rs 2,500 per person for an hour's flight.

27 Nov 2017 8:56 AM

Nine small towns of Maharashtra to get connected via air route

Maharashtra government had tried to run the small airports on its own. But it did not get the desired response.

22 Jul 2017 2:47 AM


SpiceJet launches flight between Hyderabad and Puducherry

Airline will operate a 78-seater aircraft for the route on which operations will commence from August 16.

17 Jul 2017 4:02 PM

SpiceJet set to launch UDAN flights next month

Gurgaon-based carrier would be first major airline to launch flights on RCS route.

12 Jun 2017 5:10 PM

Cheaper local flights to eat into jet fuel exports

India’s effort to connect regional routes is likely to boost local demand.

10 May 2017 3:37 AM

Air cargo sector to grow at 9 pc: Ashok Gajapathi Raju

The cargo sector is yet to see robust expansion despite high growth potential.

04 May 2017 1:25 PM

Modi launches UDAN for low cost air-travel; Delhi to Shimla for Rs 2500

Modi flagged off the ‘UDAN’ Scheme at Shimla in Himachal Pradesh on Thursday, which will boost air travel between Tier 2 and smaller towns.

27 Apr 2017 12:01 PM


Govt to allot Rs 2.05 bn to boost air travel between smaller cties

Govt has capped fares and is offering incentives to attract airlines to fly less traversed routes.

30 Mar 2017 5:25 PM

Air travel from Delhi to remote areas set to get cheaper

Sisodia said the decision to cut the VAT on ATF will benefit people from the remote areas as fares under RCS will come down significantly.

09 Mar 2017 8:28 AM