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Airlines, airports suffer Rs 20K cr losses

In the pandemic year of FY21, airlines are estimated to have incurred loss of about Rs 19,564 cr and airports losses of Rs 5,116 crore

07 Dec 2021 12:20 AM

With 78 more routes, UDAN scheme connects remotest corners of India

Special boost is being given to connectivity in the North East

27 Aug 2020 8:27 PM

Iconic Tourist Sites remain on paper

The last budget in February 2018 promised that 10 tourist sites will be developed into "iconic" tourist destinations.

09 Jul 2019 3:21 AM

SpiceJet to expand its Bombardier fleet, induct five more Q400s

The airline had last week announced the induction of 16 Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft on dry lease.

16 Apr 2019 1:00 PM

UDAN opens less explored tourist destinations

The scheme has stimulated air connectivity between destinations in a distance of up to 800 km.

13 Apr 2019 1:35 AM


Cabinet approves several major projects before 2019 Lok Sabha election

The initiave taken by the Modi govt can also be seen as an initiative, which terms India as ‘Naya Bharat’ (New India).

07 Mar 2019 3:27 PM

MP govt to pay subsidy to airlines 'per landing' of aircraft

The cabinet at its meeting here approved 'Aviation Policy 2018' for the state.

03 Oct 2018 1:40 PM

Now, a government subsidy for cheaper air travel in Asia

So far, only Assam has shown an interest in supporting international flights from its capital city of Guwahati.

23 Aug 2018 9:09 AM

Govt working on another verison of UDAN, says Sinha

No airline has submitted a bid to operate UDAN flights connecting Bhagalpur airport in the first and second rounds of bidding.

19 Jul 2018 10:03 AM

Foreign airlines to get subsidy under the govt's Udan scheme

The Centre has launched a regional connectivity scheme (RCS) named UDAN to help common man in smaller towns to fly.

28 Jun 2018 11:49 AM


Jet Airways offers fares starting Rs 967 for Udan flights

Under the scheme, the fares have been kept at Rs 2,500 for a one-hour journey.

15 May 2018 4:20 PM

UDAN: Govt expects Rs 300 cr annually from levy on airlines

Allocation for UDAN has been substantially raised to Rs 1,014.09 crore for the next financial year.

26 Feb 2018 10:50 AM

Modi launches Rs 1000 cr development schemes for Daman, Diu

The prime minister, who inaugurated Air Odisha's flight connecting Ahmedabad with Diu under the Centre's regional connectivity scheme UDAN.

24 Feb 2018 4:38 PM

UDAN to connect 56 unserved airports, says Jaitley

Govt has proposed expansion of airport capacity by more than five times to handle a billion trips a year under a new initiative.

01 Feb 2018 2:55 PM

Air Deccan ready for 'UDAN' from Northeast in December

Under the Centre's UDAN scheme, air fares are capped at Rs 2,500 per person for an hour's flight.

27 Nov 2017 8:56 AM


Jet Airways may bid for 2nd round of UDAN scheme

Jet Airways had no plans to opt out of any routes between India and the Gulf.

13 Sep 2017 7:20 PM

Average airfares fall 14% last year, says Civil Aviation Min

Ashok Gajapathi Raju said the aviation ecosystem has been reshaped for affordable and convenient flying.

30 May 2017 9:04 PM

IndiGo plans to buy turbo-prop planes

The airline is planning to buy planes worth USD 1.3 billion to tap the regional aviation market

10 May 2017 11:13 AM

Modi to launch Rs 2,500 UDAN flight scheme tomorrow

The UDAN Scheme is a key component of the National Civil Aviation Policy (NCAP) which was released on June 15, 2016.

26 Apr 2017 5:41 PM

Govt to allot Rs 2.05 bn to boost air travel between smaller cties

Govt has capped fares and is offering incentives to attract airlines to fly less traversed routes.

30 Mar 2017 5:25 PM