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.
27 Apr 2018
Air Deccan's test flight successfully lands at Shillong airport
Air Deccan's 18-seater B190 aircraft landed at Shillong airport at Umroi. The flight was on trial run from Agartala under the Center's UDAN scheme.
27 Feb 2018
You can now fly to Hampi from Bengaluru
UNESCO World Heritage Site Hampi, usually commuted by train or bus, will now have flight services from Kempegowda International Airport (KIA).
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.
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.
13 Jun 2017
Vijay Mallya's extradition hearing to resume on June 13
On June 13, the Westminster Magistrates Court in London will hear the extradition case of Vijay Mallya, where the Crown Prosecution Service will argue for the Indian government; CBI earlier provided officials necessary documents.
09 May 2017
SC finds Mallya guilty of contempt of court, summons him
The Supreme Court has found businessman Vijay Mallya guilty of contempt of court, and has summoned him before it on 10 July.
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.
18 Apr 2017
Vijay Mallya arrested in London, granted bail in 3 hrs
In what is seen as the first-step toward bringing Vijay Mallya to India, reports have indicated that he was arrested by Scotland Yard in London. The Westminster Magistrates' Court granted him bail in 3 hours.
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,
01 Apr 2017
Regional airlines: Captain Gopinath of Air-Deccan fame makes a comeback
Captain G.R. Gopinath, the man behind the Air Deccan franchise which pioneered low-cost airfares in India, is set to make a comeback.
25 Mar 2017
Vijay Mallya: UK okays request for his extradition
The UK secretary of state has approved India's request for extradition of Vijay Mallya and sent it to a district judge for consideration of a warrant, announced MEA spokesperson Gopal Baglay.
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.