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.
17 Aug 2018
Air Deccan to launch flight services to Ahmedabad from Nashik
Scheduled commuter airline Air Deccan today said it is planning to launch flight services to Ahmedabad (Gujarat) from Nashik (Maharashtra) as part of its strategy to connect smaller cities with business hubs.
17 Jun 2018
Railways mulling to replace bio-toilets with airplane-like toilets: Piyush Goyal
After installing bio-toilets in almost all the train coaches, Indian Railways is now mulling to replace them with "upgraded" vacuum bio-toilets (like those in an airplane), Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said.
25 Mar 2018
Tamil Nadu's maiden UDAN flight takes off from Salem
Almost seven years later, flight services between Salem and Chennai were resumed on Sunday under the Centre's regional connectivity scheme 'UDAN.'
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.
26 Dec 2017
Made-in-India aircrafts now to be used for commercial flights
PM Modi's "Make in India" initiative is all set to reach a new level. Soon, we will be flying regional flights in indigenously-built flights.
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.
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.
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.
04 May 2017
UDAN: Govt to spend Rs. 6.6-7.1cr on just one sector
On the first Delhi-Shimla flight under the UDAN scheme, government paid for 24 seats (50% of capacity), or Rs. 82,560 per flight.
29 Apr 2017
UDAN Flight Scheme: Low fares and regional connectivity
PM Narendra Modi launched the UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik) or Regional Air Connectivity Scheme (RCS) in a bid to achieve twin goals of connectivity and affordability.
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.
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,
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.