• India's UDAN faces turmoil as country's regional airlines struggle

    5 monthes ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    Government of India's aviation scheme UDAN is facing challenges even as the government attempts to add remote airports to the country's aviation map through a subsidy scheme, at least eight regional airlines have ceased operations in the last two years, in a grim reminder of the challenges facing Indian carriers, particularly small operators.
    Among the reasons for their closure are high costs, scarcity of airport slots, maintenance woes, inadequate manpower, and inability of promoters to raise capital.
    Under the Regional Connectivity Scheme , also known as UDAN or Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik...
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