UDAN scheme: only 47% of total routes operational, COVID to impact scheme further

2021-07-20 13:50:19

The government’s regional connectivity scheme UDAN has witnessed a slow progress of implementation, as not even 50 per cent of the route have been operationalised and the second wave of the pandemic, which started from mid of March 2021, may impact it further going forward, according to a report.

Rating agency

in its report on Tuesday said that there is likely to be a further delay of two years in achieving the target of operationalising as many as

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Aviation sector recovering after COVID-19 impact: Jyotiraditya Scindia

2021-07-16 17:50:56

The COVID-19 pandemic hit the aviation sector in the country hard but now the things are improving, Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said here on Friday. The BJP leader who was inducted in the cabinet in the recent expansion was speaking at a function to launch four new flights from Gwalior.

“Coronavirus has hit the aviation sector hard, but things are improving. By 2024, we have to develop 100 airports in the country to create 1,000 air

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Instrument Landing System commissioned at Jharsuguda airport

2021-07-16 10:41:56

The all-weather instrument landing system (ILS) has been commissioned at the Jharsuguda airport in Odisha, an official said. The ILS is a precision-based approach that will provide pilots both vertical and horizontal guidance during landing, the Veer Surendra Sai Airport director said.

The ILS was commissioned on Thursday. The system uses radio signals to provide necessary guidance to the pilots while they approach for landing even during rain, low clouds and smog.

“ILS gem added in the crown

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Regional Connectivity Scheme adds another wing at Dibrugarh Airport in Assam

2021-07-12 19:57:45

The Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) has added another wing at the Airports Authority of India’s Dibrugarh Airport in Assam.

Domestic carrier

started another flight under the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) – UDAN programme of the Government of India, in its schedule to Imphal. The Indigo flight number 6E 7948 is now connecting Kolkata and Imphal with Dibrugarh, daily.

R. Awasthi, Airport Director said that the increase in the number of flights along with connecting various destinations is making

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SpiceJet to start 8 new flights connecting Madhya Pradesh from Friday: Jyotiraditya Scindia

2021-07-11 15:03:36

will start eight new flights connecting Madhya Pradesh with Maharashtra and Gujarat from Friday onwards, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said on Sunday. “Good news for Madhya Pradesh! Starting 8 new flights from July 16 onwards via SpiceJet: Gwalior-Mumbai-Gwalior; Gwalior-Pune-Gwalior; Jabalpur-Surat-Jabalpur; Ahmedabad-Gwalior-Ahmedabad,” the minister said on Twitter.

“The Civil Aviation Ministry & the aviation industry are committed to take UDAN to greater heights!” he added.

Under the regional connectivity scheme UDAN, financial incentives from the Centre, state

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SpiceJet to start 8 new flights connecting Madhya Pradesh from Friday: Jyotiraditya Scindia

2021-07-11 15:03:36

will start eight new flights connecting Madhya Pradesh with Maharashtra and Gujarat from Friday onwards, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said on Sunday. “Good news for Madhya Pradesh! Starting 8 new flights from July 16 onwards via SpiceJet: Gwalior-Mumbai-Gwalior; Gwalior-Pune-Gwalior; Jabalpur-Surat-Jabalpur; Ahmedabad-Gwalior-Ahmedabad,” the minister said on Twitter.

“The Civil Aviation Ministry & the aviation industry are committed to take UDAN to greater heights!” he added.

Under the regional connectivity scheme UDAN, financial incentives from the Centre, state

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FlyBig to kick off flights between Agartala and Dibrugarh from June 25

2021-06-23 22:04:56

Regional airline FlyBig will kick off its scheduled flights between Agartala and Dibrugarh from 25th June 2021 under Government of India’s Regional Connectivity Scheme (UDAN-RCS).

It has successfully established air connectivity in the Northeast India in three states in 50 days. The airline started its journey from Guwahati to Rupsi, Pasighat and Kolkata in May this year. This new flight path will build a stronger network between the states of Assam and Tripura.

Gaurav Rathore, Chief Commercial Officer,

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Flybig expands operations, begins flights between Arunachal Pradesh and Assam

2021-05-24 22:30:30

Scheduled commuter airline flybig has expanded its operations and now connects Arunachal Pradesh and Assam.

New flights will provide direct connectivity between Pasighat and Guwahati under Government of India’s Regional Connectivity Scheme UDAN. A trial flight was conducted between Pasighat and Guwahati on 23rd May with scheduled flights beginning from Monday.

In the next stage, Pasighat will also be directly connected with Shillong while Tezu will get connected to Guwahati, making it convenient and quick to travel

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