Jet Airways has 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.
Gaurang Shetty, Whole time Director, Jet Airways said, “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 maximised to their full potential. The UDAN scheme is a great initiative which facilitates in realising the benefits of the aviation sector, reach the vast expanse of India and its various geographies. It is our constant endeavour 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. 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. 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.