Friday, December 2, 2022

UDAN scheme: 2 Int’l routes added to NE aviation

Two new international routes under the UDAN scheme will be operationalised, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia had said after inaugurating three flights that will connect five cities in the North East
The two new routes to be operationalized under the international UDAN programme: Agartala-Chittagong-Agartala and Imphal-Mandalay-Imphal. According to Scindia, this will raise the degree of international air connectivity in the North Eastern states. Chittagong is in Bangladesh and Mandalay in Myanmar.
According to a press release, Scindia and Minister of State for Civil Aviation Gen (Retd) V K Singh officially started three flights that connect five cities in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Manipur, and Mizoram.
Flight services of Alliance Air connecting the five states were virtually flagged off on Sunday by the minister.

SourceAgencies
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