Hardeep S Puri – Union Minister for Civil Aviation :
RCS UDAN flies higher! UDAN 4.0 is ready to go.
78 additional routes have now been approved, taking the total number of sanctioned routes to 766.
18 unserved/underserved airports would be connected to metro cities like Delhi, Kolkata, Kochi..
The Economic & Tourism opportunities that these flights will offer to the regions will contribute towards the making of an Atma Nirbhar Bharat.
India’s civil aviation sector has been at the forefront of efforts against COVID-19 & has contributed positively to the economy.
MoCA has awarded the Bilaspur-Bhopal route to Alliance Air under RCS-UDAN.
Operations are likely to commence shortly. This connection will considerably boost economic activity in Bilaspur which is an important commercial hub of Chhattisgarh.