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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.

Air Deccan to launch flight services to Ahmedabad from Nashik

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.

Air Deccan's test flight successfully lands at Shillong airport

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.

You can now fly to Hampi from Bengaluru

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).

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.

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.

Vijay Mallya's extradition hearing to resume on June 13

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.

SC finds Mallya guilty of contempt of court, summons him

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.

UDAN: Govt to spend Rs. 6.6-7.1cr on just one sector

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.

UDAN Flight Scheme: Low fares and regional connectivity

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.

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.

Vijay Mallya arrested in London, granted bail in 3 hrs

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.

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,

Regional airlines: Captain Gopinath of Air-Deccan fame makes a comeback

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.

Vijay Mallya: UK okays request for his extradition

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.

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.