After being grounded for more than four years, Shimla will once again begin to receive travellers at its tabletop airport at Jubbarhatti.
A regular Alliance Air flight (subsidiary of Air India) between New Delhi and Shimla is all set to take off under the central government’s air regional connectivity scheme UDAN or Ude Desh ka Har Nagarik. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reportedly be flagging off the inaugural flight on April 27, 2017.
The air fare would begin at Rs 1,920, for only 50 per cent of the seats. The other half would cost between Rs 5000 and Rs 20,000 per seat. To be operated five days a week, flights will depart at 6:10 am from Delhi and reach Shimla at 7:25 am. On the same day, it will depart at 7.45 am from Shimla and will return to Delhi at 8.45 am. Read More…
Credit : India Today