Daily flight operations to commence soon on 6 UDAN routes, announces IndiGo
India’s low-cost carrier, IndiGo in a recent statement announced that it will be commencing daily flight operations on six new routes which come under the Centre's regional connectivity scheme UDAN. The flight operations will start over next two months, which will be to and from Prayagraj-Gorakhpur, Aizawl-Agartala and Varanasi-Bhubaneswar.
Besides, the airline also announced that it will start daily flights on routes such as Kolkata-Gorakhpur, Gorakhpur-Kolkata, Kolkata-Patna, Patna-Kolkata, Guwahati-Kolkata, Aizawl-Guwahati, Guwahati-Aizawl, Varanasi-Guwahati and Guwahati-Varanasi by February-end. Under the UDAN scheme, financial incentives in terms of concessions from the Centre, state governments and airport operators are extended to selected airlines to encourage operations from unserved and airports, and keep airfares affordable.