Alliance Air, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Air India, flagged-off its first direct flight between Ahmedabad and port town Kandla. It has also become the 228th route under the ‘Udaan-RCS’ scheme. Alliance Air will operate daily flights between Monday to Friday every week at an affordable price. Kandla is Alliance Air’s 55th destination c under the ‘Udaan-RCS’ scheme. With the launch of flight services, passengers from Kandla can now conveniently travel to Nashik and Hyderabad via Ahmedabad which will significantly reduce their travel time.
Kandla is Alliance Air’s 55th destination c under the ‘Udaan-RCS’ scheme.
This is the third flight to operate from Kandla airport. Currently, Spicejet and Truejet operate a daily flight for Mumbai and Ahmedabad. This also provides better connectivity for Kutch commercial hub Gandhidham and the country’s major port, Dindayal port. “Under UDAN scheme, there has been a commendable uptick of 242 per cent in air traffic on RCS (Regional Connectivity Scheme) routes which has efficiently strengthened the overall aviation network while providing the services at a modest market-discovered price to the common man. UDAN will connect all 28 States and 9 UTs of the country with around 700 routes laying the foundation of a new regional segment in India’s aviation market.