Regional Connectivity Scheme

Timelines
5 routes under UDAN scheme to restart from Feb 13

18 Jan 2019

5 routes under UDAN scheme to restart from Feb 13

In a boost to low cost air travel in Maharashtra, five routes under the Center's UDAN scheme, which were discontinued some time back, will resume on February 13.

Indian airports witness 21.7% growth in passenger-traffic in April YOY

03 Jun 2018

Indian airports witness 21.7% growth in passenger-traffic in April YOY

The passenger traffic in Indian airports in April registered a substantial growth of 21.7% over the corresponding month last year, according to the latest figures released by the Airport Authority of India (AAI).

India to become 3rd largest tourism economy in 10 years

23 Mar 2018

India to become 3rd largest tourism economy in 10 years

India, currently the seventh largest tourism economy, will move ahead four places and become the third largest in the next 10 years.

#Budget2018: Modi government's last full-budget to focus on "Connecting India"

21 Jan 2018

#Budget2018: Modi government's last full-budget to focus on "Connecting India"

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is gearing up to present the Budget 2018-19 on 1 February; Budget-related proceedings were also formally kicked off earlier.

Air Deccan back with its Re 1 air tickets!

13 Dec 2017

Air Deccan back with its Re 1 air tickets!

Air Deccan, the first low-cost airline in India which shut operations in 2012, is all set to make a comeback under the government's Udan scheme.

Delhi Airport allows UDAN flight operations from Hindon airbase

22 Sep 2017

Delhi Airport allows UDAN flight operations from Hindon airbase

GMR Infrastructure-led Delhi Airport has accepted the Centre's request to allow low-cost, regional flights to operate from Ghaziabad's Hindon Airforce Station from the coming winter season.

Focus on regional connectivity pushes up airfares for bigger cities

01 Sep 2017

Focus on regional connectivity pushes up airfares for bigger cities

Domestic flights between metros and big cities are set to go up a notch as the government looks to direct funding to air connectivity between smaller towns.

Modi launches UDAN scheme for cheap flights

27 Apr 2017

Modi launches UDAN scheme for cheap flights

PM Modi has launched the UDAN scheme to make air travel cheaper and improve connectivity between cities and small towns.

Udan: Air India subsidiary first airline to take wing

03 Apr 2017

Udan: Air India subsidiary first airline to take wing

Air India Ltd's low-cost arm Alliance Air, which plans to launch services with a flight from Bhatinda to Delhi later in April, will be the first airlines to sign up for the government's Udan scheme,

Report: 44 Indian airports show potential for UDAN

16 Jan 2017

Report: 44 Indian airports show potential for UDAN

A FICCI report has identified 44 underserved and unserved airports around India as having "high potential" for operations under the ambitious Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) for civil aviation, UDAN.