Jet Airways today announced the launch of operations under the ‘Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik’ (UDAN) scheme. The airline has been awarded four routes under the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) and will launch operations on three new routes out of the four routes awarded, and will subsequently launch Lucknow-Bareilly-Delhi-Bareilly-Lucknow.
On the occasion, Gaurang Shetty, Whole time Director, Jet Airways said, “Jet Airways started off with the aim of introducing India to a world class travel experience and connectivity embodied in the ‘joy of flying’. Having pioneered the operations of the ATR aircraft in India, the launch of these new flights mainly onboard ATR aircraft, will allow Jet Airways to embark on a journey to ensure that unserved regions and underserved airports are maximized to their full potential. The UDAN scheme is a great initiative which facilitates in realizing the benefits of the aviation sector, reach the vast expanse of India and its various geographies. It is our constant endeavor to provide connectivity with a view to providing a fillip to the development of trade and tourism within all parts of India.”
Starting from June 14, Jet Airways will fly three times a week on the Lucknow-Allahabad-Patna sector. Jet Airways 9W 3555 will depart from Lucknow at 0630 hrs (IST) and arrive into Allahabad at 0805 hrs (IST). Going onward, flight 9W 3558 will depart from Allahabad for Patna at 0835 hrs (IST), arriving in the state capital at 1015 hrs (IST). On its return journey, flight 9W 3557 will depart Patna at 1040 hrs (IST) and land in Allahabad at 1220 hrs (IST). From Allahabad, flight 9W 3556 will depart at 1250 hrs (IST) and land in Lucknow at 1425 hrs (IST). This route will be catered to by a Jet Airways ATR aircraft.
Commencing from June 15, Jet Airways will fly three times a week between New Delhi and Nashik. Flight 9W 3509 from New Delhi will depart at 1205 hrs (IST) and arrive into Nashik at 1405 hrs (IST). On its return leg, flight 9W 3510 will depart from Nashik at 1435 hrs (IST), and return to New Delhi at 1635 hrs (IST). This route will be serviced by a Boeing 737 aircraft.
Effective June 16, Jet Airways will commence operations three times a week on the Nagpur-Allahabad-Indore sector. Jet Airways flight 9W 3553 will depart from Nagpur at 0945 hrs (IST) and arrive at Allahabad at 1150 hrs (IST). Going onward, flight 9W 3552 will depart from Allahabad at 1220 hrs (IST) and arrive into Indore at 1430 hrs (IST). On its return journey, flight 9W 3551 will depart from Indore at 1500 hrs (IST) and arrive into Allahabad at 1710 hrs (IST). On its return journey, flight 9W 3554 will depart from Allahabad at 1740 hrs (IST) and arrive into Nagpur at 1945 hrs (IST).
With the introduction of the new flights, guests can now travel to a host of other cities both on Jet Airways’ domestic and international network via convenient connections on offer.