India’s Rs 2,500 an hour aam aadmi flight takes off today!!
The first regional flight under the Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN) plan will be amongst Shimla and Delhi and PM Narendra Modi will hail off the main flight tomorrow, the aviation ministry reported today.
“The Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hail off the primary UDAN flight under RCS on Shimla-Delhi segment on April 27, 2017. At the same time, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will likewise hail off the inaugural UDAN flights on Kadapa – Hyderabad and Nanded-Hyderabad parts,” said a release from the government.
“Airfare for a 1-hour journey of appx. 500 km on a fixed wing aircraft or for 30 minute journey on a helicopter would be capped at Rs. 2,500,” the PMO said.
“This with proportionate estimating for routes of various stage lengths and flight duration,” it said.
UDAN is a first-of-its-kind scheme globally to empower local network through a market-based instrument, the PMO said in a tweet.
The aviation ministry launched ‘Ude Deshka Aam Naagrik’ (UDAN) Regional Connectivity Scheme in October, 2016. Under the plan, the administration will give air network to unserved and underserved airports in the country.
The UDAN Scheme is a key segment of the National Civil Aviation Policy (NCAP) which was released on June 15, 2016.
The connectivity is being provided at a subsidised fare of Rs 2,500 for every hour of flights. The aviation ministry will fund the subsidy by charging a landing fee on airlines operating on the trunk routes.
“The UDAN Scheme is a key part of the National Civil Aviation Policy (NCAP) which was discharged by the Ministry of Civil Aviation on fifteenth June, 2016.
The AAI took after a straightforward offering process by welcoming intrigued bidders and carrier administrators to present their Initial Proposals under the arrangements of Regional Connectivity Scheme and in this way welcoming counter recommendations against such Initial Proposals.
The courses and systems are granted to bidders who submitted substantial The courses and systems are granted to bidders who submitted legitimate proposition and cited the least reasonability hole financing (VGF) from the administration for such courses and systems, included a discharge from the legislature.
Modi will launch the scheme from Shimla.
While in Shimla, the Prime Minister likewise address a rally at the historic Ridge Maidan.
This will be his initially visit to Shimla in the wake of turning into the Prime Minister. He had gone by the capital of Himachal Pradesh rearward in 2003 when he was the Chief Minister of Gujarat.
Be that as it may, it is his second visit to the state. A year ago, he had tended to a BJP rally at Mandi.
Modi was responsible for organisational undertakings of Himachal Pradesh for a long time till 2002.