UDAN scheme

UDAN 4.0: Bids invited for 30 Airports/Airstrips, one Water Aerodrome in North-Eastern region

The Ministry of Civil Aviation will bear 90% of VGF (Viability Gap Funding) and the remaining 10% by North East state governments.

Dec 06, 2019, 23:07 PM IST

Centre plans to build 11 new airports in Jammu and Kashmir, 2 in Ladakh

The Centre has decided to build 11 new airports in Jammu and Kashmir and two in Ladakh under the Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik( UDAN)-Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS).

Dec 05, 2019, 19:25 PM IST

AAI invites bids for 4th round of regional connectivity UDAN scheme

The AAI will give priority to air connectivity to North Eastern Region, Himachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep Islands, Uttarakhand, Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh among others.

Dec 03, 2019, 17:54 PM IST

Karnataka’s Kalaburagi airport becomes operational today

Star Air operated the first flight between Kempegowda International Airport (BLR) in Bengaluru and Kalaburagi Airport (GBR). 

Nov 22, 2019, 17:15 PM IST

Trip to Andaman via seaplanes; govt to soon make announcement under UDAN-3

At present, flights are operating in around 155 UDAN routes.

Feb 05, 2019, 14:19 PM IST

5 routes under UDAN scheme in Maharashtra to restart from February 13

Two new routes Nashik-Prayagraj and Nashik-Hindon are also expected to start soon.

Jan 18, 2019, 10:14 AM IST

Govt unveils draft UDAN scheme for international routes

The draft International Air Connectivity (IAC) scheme envisages to increase the international ticketing to 20 crore by 2027.

Aug 22, 2018, 10:52 AM IST

DigiYatra initiative to provide seamless, paperless service experience to air fliers: AAI chairman

The scheme UDAN envisages providing connectivity to un-served and under-served airports of the country through the revival of existing air-strips and airports.

May 04, 2018, 17:47 PM IST

Govt tweaks UDAN scheme, focuses on NE states, other areas

Increasing the viability gap funding for helicopter operations and allowing smaller planes are among the changes announced by the government to the ambitious regional air connectivity scheme.

Aug 24, 2017, 20:11 PM IST

Govt tweaks regional air connectivity scheme, allows smaller planes to operate

The regional connectivity scheme -- UDAN -- seeks to connect unserved and under-served airports as well as make flying more affordable as fares are capped at Rs 2,500 for one-hour flights.

Aug 24, 2017, 14:12 PM IST

Puducherry back on aviation map; SpiceJet launches services to Hyderabad launched

After a gap of three years, flight services to Puducherry resumed on Wednesday with low-cost carrier SpiceJet launching a service from Hyderabad under the Centre's regional air connectivity scheme.

Aug 17, 2017, 10:29 AM IST

SpiceJet Q1 net profit up 16% at Rs 173 crore

 SpiceJet on Thursday reported nearly 16 percent jump in consolidated net profit at Rs 172.67 crore for three months ended June, staying in the black for the 10th straight quarter.

Aug 10, 2017, 18:00 PM IST

SpiceJet set to launch flights under UDAN scheme next month

Budget carrier SpiceJet will launch next month two new daily direct flights to Porbandar and Kandla from here under the Central government's regional connectivity scheme - UDAN.

Jun 12, 2017, 17:12 PM IST

India looking to extend UDAN scheme to Bimstec countries

In a bid to boost its engagement with Bimstec, India is looking to expand the UDAN scheme of its aviation policy to countries of this regional bloc, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said on Tuesday.

Jun 06, 2017, 22:54 PM IST

SpiceJet reports 43% fall in net profit in Q4 FY17

Budget carrier SpiceJet on Saturday reported 43 percent fall in net profit at Rs 41.6 crore for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2017 due to higher fuel cost and lower yield on account of demonetisation.

Jun 03, 2017, 17:34 PM IST

Govt proposes changes in UDAN scheme; to award routes by August

The government is likely to award air routes under the second round of the regional connectivity scheme (RCS) by August, for which it has invited comments from stakeholders on certain changes it has proposed.​

May 24, 2017, 18:42 PM IST

UDAN is aimed at catering to the aspirations of the middle class and the neo-middle class: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the low-cost regional air connectivity scheme launched yesterday by him will benefit many small towns while catering to the middle class and the neo-middle class.

Apr 28, 2017, 20:57 PM IST

PM Modi flags off Rs 2,500 UDAN flight scheme: All you need to know

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday flagged off the first UDAN flight under Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) on Shimla-Delhi route.

Apr 27, 2017, 17:30 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to launch UDAN air connectivity scheme on April 27

The central government on Wednesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the air regional connectivity scheme -- UDAN -- on April 27, Thursday, in Shimla.

Apr 26, 2017, 19:08 PM IST

Government decides air routes under UDAN scheme

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Mar 30, 2017, 23:54 PM IST