The Civil Aviation Ministry has sought over 40 slots at the Delhi and Mumbai airport for the operation of flights under the regional connectivity scheme (RCS), UDAN.
In an interesting development, the Union Cabinet recently approved a plan to spend Rs 4,500 crore to develop and upgrade 50 under-served or un-served airports and airstrips in order to boosting regional air connectivity (RAC) scheme, called UDAN .
The Cabinet on Monday approved a proposal to revive 50 unserved and under-served airports as well as airstrips at an estimated cost of Rs 4,500 crore.
The government will likely announce the winners of its regional connectivity scheme UDAN by March 15, CNBC TV18 reported citing unidentified sources.
This Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha informed Lok Sabha on Thursday on the latest status of e-bidding process for selection of operators under the UDAN scheme
Modi government’s ambitious regional connectivity scheme is a laudable initiative that can help transform India’s aviation sector like never before.
Thanks to the government’s Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS)–UDAN or (Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik), India will soon have another 43 airports, taking up the existing number of 75 to that of 118 airports.
Airports Authority of India (AAI), the implementing agency for the Regional Connectivity Scheme (UDAN) has received 45 initial proposals from 11 bidders
About 44 airports across the country including seven in Northeastern States have “high potential” for operations under the ambitious Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) for civil aviation