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Tag: Udan Scheme

India govt aims to operationalise 100 airports by 2024
India govt aims to operationalise 100 airports by 2024

The Government has set a target to operationalise 100 airports by 2024 subject to availability of supporting infrastructure such as land, statutory approvals etc.

IndiGo To Start Daily Flights On Six UDAN Routes In Next Two Months

New Delhi: Budget airline IndiGo on Friday announced that over the next two months it will start daily flights on six new routes which come under the Centre’s regional connectivity scheme UDAN. The flights will be to and from Prayagraj-Gorakhpur, Aizawl-Agartala and Varanasi-Bhubaneswar. Under the UDAN scheme, financial incentives in terms of concessions from the […]

Delay In Jeypore Airport Operations Irks Locals

Jeypore: As wait for regular commercial flight services from Jeypore Airport under the Centre’s UDAN scheme continues to get delayed, voice of dissent in the local communities grows louder. According to sources, even though the runway, air traffic, terminal building and other facilities of the airport have been completed, Jeypore airport is yet to receive […]

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 […]

Cancellation of flights at Jharsuguda airport adds to passengers' woes

Jharsuguda: Flight services at Jharsuguda airport has turned out to be a nightmare for passengers as diversions and cancellation of flights has almost become a daily affair. People blame the officials concerned whenever a flight is cancelled or gets delayed but at the end of the day, the passengers suffer, rued one passenger, Trinath Gual. […]

Bhubaneswar airport to get 2 more aerobridges soon

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to resolve the hassles faced by passengers, two more aerobridges will be constructed at the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) here, informed Airport Authority of India (AAI) chairman Guruprasad Mohapatra today. The aerobridges will facilitate passengers to board flights directly from the terminal. Once the aerobridge project is completed, all the […]

Unclear skies ahead of Jeypore airstrip

Koraput: Uncertainty looms over regular flight operations at the Jeypore airstrip in Koraput as the district administration has not received any response on their application for license from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). The airstrip was recently renovated by the district administration. While the runway, air traffic control and terminal building have been […]

Flights to resume at Jharsuguda airport; SpiceJet plans services on 3 routes

Jharsuguda: The flight services from Veer Surendra Sai airport at Jharsuguda, Odisha’s second airport are poised to take off again under the third phase of ‘Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik’ (UDAN) scheme. Moreover, SpiceJet is likely start operations on three major routes- Delhi, Kolkata and Hyderabad from March 31, informed Jharsuguda airport director SK Chouhan […]

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Civil Aviation Ministry cancels Air Odisha's license

Bhubaneswar: In a major blow to Air Odisha, the Union Civil Aviation Ministry has cancelled the license of the airlines for operations in as many as 50 flight routes owing to its poor performance. Biju Patnaik International Airport director Suresh Chandra Hota informed, “The Airport Authority of India (AAI) has sent a letter mentioning the […]

First flight from Jharsuguda takes off after PM Modi dedicates VSS airport to nation

Jharsuguda: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today dedicated Jharsuguda airport, the second commercial airport in Odisha, to the people of the nation during his one-day visit to the State. Apart from inaugurating the Jharsuguda Airport, the maiden flight under UDAN (Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik) scheme from Jharsuguda to Raipur was also flagged off today. With […]

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New flights from Bhubaneswar under Winter Schedule Plan

Bhubaneswar: Good news is in store for air passengers ahead of the winter season. The authorities of the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) today informed that as many as 68 operations will be undertaken on a daily basis against the current 42 operations under its New Winter Schedule Plan. As per information, two new flight […]

UDAN scheme: Rourkela to get air connectivity soon

Rourkela: Steel City Rourkela will soon be featured on the aviation map of India as the Steel Authority of India (SAIL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Airports Authority of India (AAI) for utilization of airstrips at its three facilities, including Rourkela under the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) -UDAN. The two other […]

3 more cities included under UDAN scheme

Bhubaneswar: Three more cities of Odisha including Baripada, Padmapur (Bargarh) and Therubali (Rayagada) have been included under the central government’s regional connectivity scheme UDAN (Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik) in the second phase. According to reports, Odisha government has already begun the process of launching flight services from these three cities. Keeping in view the […]

Daily flight service from Rourkela soon

Rourkela: The work for launch of the much awaited air services from Rourkela is now going on in a full swing. If everything goes as per plan, the daily flight service from Rourkela to Bhubaneswar and Kolkata will be launched from January, 2018, official sources said. The work for the construction of boundary wall and […]

UDAN flights to start operations by November in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Good news for regional flyers! The Odisha government is all set to launch flight services to Jharsuguda by end of November under the ambitious UDAN scheme. Informing this after a review meeting, Odisha Chief Secretary AP Padhi said the air connectivity to other cities like Rourkela, Jeypore and Utkela (Kalahandi) may take more time. […]

Air Odisha likely to launch flights under UDAN scheme from November

Bhubaneswar/Mumbai: Air Odisha is likely to launch its flight services under the UDAN scheme from November-end. In the first phase it will operate from Ahmedabad to Bhavanagar, Jamnagar, Diu and Mundra, said sources. Earlier in March, Air Odisha had bagged approval to operate on 50 routes under the central-government’s subsidised Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik […]

‘Best practices exercise’ conducted at Bhubaneswar airport for nationwide implementation

Bhubaneswar: With regional air connectivity and number of air travellers likely to increase following implementation of Central scheme Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN), the Airports Authority of India (AAI) today kicked off a tabletop exercise to examine airport emergency best practices which would be implemented throughout the country. As many as 25 directors of […]

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 […]

Flight services to Jharsuguda under UDAN scheme from September

Bhubaneswar: Flight services to Jharsuguda from Bhubaneswar under Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN) scheme is likely to begin from September later this year, Chief Secretary A P Padhi informed media after the first state level monitoring meeting today. “We have decided to operationalise the flight route between  Bhubaneswar and Jharsuguda from September while for […]

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Odisha set to take advantage from UDAN scheme

Bhubaneswar: In its bid to take advantage from the Ude Deshki Amm Nagarik (UDAN) scheme of the Centre, Odisha government today sought short term project report for operationalization of air ports at Utkela and Jeypore within May 31, 2017. The decision in this regard was taken at a review meeting of the State Level Monitoring […]

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 […]