January 13th, 2022 5:09 PM 0 COMMENTS

Himachal Pradesh CM Inaugurates Heliport in Shimla

On Wednesday, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur inaugurated a heliport near the Sanjauli-Dhalli bypass in Shimla. The project is estimated to cost nearly Rs 18 crores. “The heliport inaugurated today can be used to launch the Udan-II scheme to provide air connectivity to the state capital, which had long been deprived of air connectivity. It required almost 45 minutes to reach the Jubbarhatti airport, but now with the... Read More

November 26th, 2021 7:34 PM 0 COMMENTS

Airport Sector in India May Witness a Rs 90,000 Crore Investment Over 5 Years

India’s Airport Sector can witness a huge boost in the upcoming years all thanks to the latest announcement by the center. The secretary of Union Civil Aviation Rajiv Bansal has made an announcement stating that India’s airport sector can expect an injection of Rs 90,000 crores in the period of the next five years starting from 2020-21. Out of these Rs, 68,000 crores are expected to be infused by the... Read More

October 23rd, 2020 2:30 PM 0 COMMENTS

AAI Planning to Build 100 New Airports and Other Facilities Under UDAN by 2024

Airports Authority of India (AAI) is planning to build 100 new aviation facilities under UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik) by 2024. For the unaware, UDAN is a scheme by the Indian government to develop and connect regional airports of the country. UDAN aims to make air travel affordable for every citizen of India. As per a PTI report, in its effort to boost the UDAN initiative, AAI is going... Read More

November 14th, 2019 6:30 AM 0 COMMENTS

Blade Launches Helicopter Services Between Mumbai, Pune and Shirdi

Blade, which is also known as the Uber of helicopter services announced the launch of its helicopter services in India. Starting November 18, travellers between Mumbai, Pune and Shirdi can opt for a helicopter to travel. Blade India initially planned to launch helicopter services by March 2019, however, the launch has been postponed by a good six months. For the unaware, Blade is a United States-based mobility startup that offers... Read More

July 20th, 2019 11:39 AM 0 COMMENTS

Ministry Adds 12 New Routes Under RCS UDAN Scheme

The total count of operational routes under the Ministry of Civil Aviation’s Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik (UDAN) has become 186, with another 12 becoming functional. “12 routes under the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) UDAN have recently become functional. This takes the total operational routes under UDAN to 186 (including eight Tourism RCS routes) of the total 706 sanctioned Routes,” a statement from Civil Aviation Ministry... Read More

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