Flights under Regional connectivity scheme “UDAN” will start from February. First Ludhiana, Shimla, Jamshedpur, Pantnagar and Cooch Behar is in use at 43 airports as these flights will start from these places.
Flights will take off from February Under Udan Scheme
Then slowly connection will be all over airports will join – the small and big cities, less in use or that are not in use at all under Regional Connectivity Scheme Udan Union Aviation Minister Jayant Sinha said at a press conference about it.
Sinha said the under RCS or “UDAN” (Ude desh ka aam nargrik) to adopt the scheme so far paper have been signed with the Centre Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with fifteen states . The three states have agreed.
These Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Gujarat, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, including states like Assam. These airlines landing and parking fees in state subsidies under the scheme except jet fuel (ATF) will give tax exemption.
Under the scheme, so far 190 from 11 airlines for routes 43 initial proposals have been received. In response to these airlines have asked for a counter offer until February. After this allocation, the route will be three in February.
The lowest government assistance (Voybiliti gap funding) would be allotted route RCS asking airlines. Since very few are willing to use the 12 airports. So in February will launch the first flight of the scheme. Then all that will start regular flights from 55 airports where either just do not fly or are isolated.30 airports in the country, and 12 airports with regular flights. There are 50 airports where there is no flight. Maharashtra is the most important 19 without flights. It is followed by Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh, where such airports 11-11. 7-7 is a number of airports in Bengal and Karnataka.
The maximum fare will be two thousand under Udan Scheme
for the flight tickets of max Rs 2,500 you will get a flight travel of 500km. Fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters to travel an hour to complete the half-hour.
The government will reimburse losses to the airlines. The long-range flights between big cities, the government airlines have been charged at Rs 3,800 per flight.The fee to be opposed by the major airlines and the suit filed in the High Court on the question of the ongoing negotiations with airlines, Sinha said. Hopefully the government will assume they understand the good intention.
Major airport under UDAN Scheme scheme
- Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport
- Uttar Pradesh, Kanpur, Agra, Gorakhpur, Lucknow, Varanasi
- PB: Bathinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana
- Uttarakhand Dehradun, Pantnagar
- J & K: Pahalgam, Sonamarg and Srinagar
- Jharkhand Jamshedpur and Ranchi
- WB: Andal, Bagdogra, Burnpur, Cooch Behar, Kolkata
- Madhya Pradesh: Gwalior and Indore
- Chhattisgarh: Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh, Jagdalpur, Raigarh and Raipur
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