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Hindon to be ready for UDAN flights by March

NEW DELHI: You will have the ability to fly from the Hindon air base near Delhi to puts like Pithoragarh, Jaisalmer, Gorakhpur, Allahabad, Hubli and Kannur via March this yr. A senior aviation ministry professional on Wednesday mentioned the civil enclave being built via Airports Authority of India (AAI) will grow to be operational via March and then up to 80-seater planes can perform flights below the subsidised regional air connectivity scheme UDAN.

The airport will have the ability to deal with plane which raise lower than 80 passengers.

Since Delhi IGI Airport does no longer have loose slots, it was not able to accommodate new RCS flights — on which fares are capped at Rs 2,500 in step with hour of flying for a undeniable collection of seats on every flight. Hindon will deal with these flights till IGIA’s expansion paintings to have a fourth runway and a bigger terminal 1 is done in 3 to 4 years.

According to AAI, the primary set of flights to and from Hindon bid out below “ ude desh ka aam nagrik ” (UDAN)-II RCS scheme may have some routes being operated via large low cost carriers. AAI is setting up a civil terminal at a price of Rs 45.2 crore. Hindon’s civil terminal building is being inbuilt an area of three,500 square metres. TNN

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