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UDAN Scheme Launched By PM Modi – Flight fares will be capped to Rs 2500 for one hour flight

PM Modi, today launched UDAN Scheme which will make air travel to and from smaller towns affordable. UDAN is a short form for “Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik” which means “Common Man Flies“. The scheme was flagged off by PM Modi himself in Shimla.

He also flagged off first UDAN flight from Shimla to Delhi.

Cost of air travel under UDAN Scheme

Under UDAN scheme, cost of flight per seat will be capped to Rs 2500 for one hour flight. The approximate distance of such flights is estimated to be 500 kms.

“Airfare for a 1-hour journey of approx. 500 km on a fixed wing aircraft or for a 30-minute journey on a helicopter would be capped at Rs. 2,500,” the PMO said. “This with proportionate pricing for routes of different stage lengths and flight duration,” it said.

 

Udan Scheme Info
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Flights chosen for UDAN Scheme

Following companies have been chosen for UDAN Scheme:

  1. Airline Allied Services (Alliance Air).
  2. SpiceJet.
  3. Turbo Megha Airways.
  4. Air Deccan.
  5. Air Odisha.

Seating Capacity per flight as per UDAN Scheme

The seating capacity in each flight chosen for UDAN scheme will range between 19 to 78 and even 50% of the total seats. The price for each seat will be capped to Rs 2500 (per hour).

On which routes can be UDAN scheme availed?

UDAN scheme will connect 22 states and two Union Territories. Here are some routes on which flights under UDAN scheme shall fly:

SnoFromTo
1 BhatindaDelhi
2ShimlaDelhi
3KulluDelhi
4AgraDelhi
5PathankotDelhi
6PantnagarDelhi
7LudhianaDelhi
8BikanerDelhi
9AgraJaipur
10JaisalmerJaipur
11AgartalaShillong
12 AizwalShillong
13DimapurShillong
14ImphalShillong
15SilcharShillong
16BurnpurKolkata
17Cooch BeharKolkata
18DurgapurKolkata
19JamshedpurKolkata
20RourkelaKolkata
21HyderabadPuducherry
22SalemPuducherry
23ChennaiPuducherry
24DiuAhmedabad
25DwarkaAhmedabad
26JamnagarAhmedabad
27MundraAhmedabad
28KandlaMumbai
29PorbandarMumbai
30JalgaonMumbai
31NashikMumbai
32SholapurMumbai

So, if air fares were stopping you to fly to your dream destination, this is the right chance to fly. Make a new UDAN today!

Zaid Moharkan

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