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Tag: Udan

Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia
Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia On Puri, Jeypore, Utkela Airport Proposals

Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia’s comments on Puri, Jeypore, Utkela airport proposals during his visit to Jharsuguda Puri.

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Over 360 UDAN Air Routes Operational Now

Under UDAN, airlines are provided with a 'Viability Gap Funding' to keep fares affordable and accessible.

Lifeline Udan: Over 587 tonnes medical supplies flown across India

New Delhi: The Centre on Thursday said that under the Lifeline Udan initiative, 339 flights have transported 587.57 tonnes of medical supplies across the country till April 22. “339 flights have been operated under Lifeline Udan till date by Air India, Alliance Air, IAF and private carriers in the domestic sector supporting the fight against […]

SpiceJet to stop Jharsuguda-Delhi flights on Mondays

Jharsuguda: In a major development, SpiceJet authorities have reportedly announced to discontinue its flight services between Delhi and Veer Surendra Sai Airport in Jharsuguda on Mondays till September 30, 2019. The decision of Spicejet, however, has not gone well with the air travellers, although the officials of Jharsuguda Airport claimed that they haven’t received any […]

Commercial flights from Jharsuguda airport to six cities soon

Jharsuguda: Commercial flight operations to six cities under the third phase of UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik) scheme will soon begin at Veer Surendra Sai Airport in Jharsuguda. Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu made the announcement through his twitter handle on Tuesday. Earlier on January 25, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan had informed that flight […]

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Air Odisha, Jet commence Udan flight services on Jagdalpur-Raipur-Vizag & Allahabad route

New Delhi/Raipur: Air Odisha on Thursday commenced flight operations on the Jagdalpur-Raipur-Vizag route under the regional air connectivity — UDAN — scheme. Airline major Jet Airways too commenced operations under the air regional connectivity — UDAN — scheme from Allahabad. According to the airline, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Air Odisha’s flight route Jagdalpur-Raipur-Vizag from […]

Air Odisha flight services from Jharsuguda to start from June 14

Bhubaneswar: Air Odisha will launch its flight services from the newly-licensed Jharsuguda airport under the Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik (UDAN) scheme from June 14. “All preparations from our side are complete to launch flight services from June 14.  We will be using 18-seater twin-engine aircrafts. Jharsuguda will connect to Raipur and Ranchi also,” said […]

Air Odisha launches maiden flight under Udan

Bhubaneswar/Ahmedabad: Air Odisha today launched its maiden services under the regional connectivity scheme Udan with Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani inaugurating the first flight to Mundra from here. The Bhubaneswar-based carrier, mandated to fly on 50 regional routes, had received its scheduled commuter operator (SCO) permit from the aviation regulator DGCA last Tuesday. The permit […]

Air Deccan, Air Odisha join hands to save costs

Mumbai: Air Deccan, which recently commenced operations with flight services to Jalgaon, has forged a partnership with Air Odisha, under which the two carriers will share each other’s network and resources to minimise costs. While Air Deccan received the aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation’s (DGCA) is nod last week,allowing it to fly on […]

UDAN flights from Jharsuguda from February 2018

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government will start regional flight operations from Jharsuguda airport under Centre’s UDAN scheme in the first week of February 2018, officials said today. Chief Secretary A P Padhi informed the reporters after discussing the matter at a state-level coordination and monitoring committee meeting at Secretariat. “The flight from Jharsuguda is scheduled to […]

Indigo to start Nagpur-Bhubaneswar-Allahabad flight service soon

Bhubaneswar: The State Capital will soon be connected with two other cities of the country namely Allahabad and Nagpur as Indigo airlines is planning to operate Nagpur-Bhubaneswar-Allahabad flight service under UDAN Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS). Initial discussion with the officials of Ministry of Civil Aviation has begun. Senior official of the ministry Usha Padhi had […]

UDAN scheme: Security survey of 5 airstrips in Odisha soon

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to ensure adequate security arrangements at the five unreserved airstrips selected under Central government’s ‘Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik’ (UDAN) scheme, Odisha government is set to conduct a survey of the airstrips soon, informed DGP RP Sharma today. A State level Coordination and Monitoring Committee meeting chaired by Chief Secretary AP […]

AAI clears air on flight services from Rourkela

Rourkela: Bringing an end to uncertainty over the much anticipated launch of commercial air services from Rourkela, the Airport Authority of India has given nod to the commencement of flight services after state government’s consent to provide necessary CISF and Fire Services facilities. Air connectivity to the steel city under the central government’s ambitious ‘Ude […]

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More UDAN routes to be allocated by August

New Delhi: The central government on Wednesday said that it will allocate more air routes under its regional connectivity scheme — UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik) — through the second round of bidding by August. According to Civil Aviation Minister P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju, the government will soon launch the second round of bidding under […]

Air Odisha restrained from stake sale, bank account operations

Bhubaneswar: Air Odisha which successfully bid for as many as 50 routes under the UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik) scheme of the Central government recently has been served a stay order by the Bhubaneswar Civil Judge Court restraining it from selling off its stake and operating its bank account. The investors who were duped […]

UDAN will make air travel affordable for many, but not the poor

The average Indian is unlikely to be able to afford a Rs 2,500 flight — 13.8 times the monthly spending on travel (Rs 180) in 2011-2012 — under the government’s new “Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik” (UDAN) programme. Launched on April 27, UDAN will feature flights to underserved smaller towns in which a certain number […]

Modi launches UDAN from Shimla

Shimla: With the launch by Prime Minister Narendra Modi of a highly-subsidised regional air connectivity scheme from this Himachal Pradesh tourist resort on Thursday, you can now fly to Shimla from the national capital for just Rs 2,000. Modi during his day-long visit to the Queen of Hills launched the central government’s UDAN, or “Ude […]

UDAN makes air travel accessible to more people: Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday the UDAN regional connectivity scheme will make air travel accessible to greater number of people across the country. “Looking forward to being in Shimla, where I will flag off the first UDAN flight under Regional Connectivity Scheme, on Shimla-Delhi sector,” Modi tweeted. “UDAN makes air travel accessible […]

Small cities to get air connectivity by Sep

Bhubaneswar: Flight service from Odisha to several small cities will be made operational soon. The Civil Aviation Ministry held a discussion with several airlines companies in this regard on Thursday. The airline companies chosen for the service under the UDAN (Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik) scheme are Air Deccan and Air Odisha Private Limited. The […]