Hyderabad’s Turbo Megha Airways first private airline to get UDAN licence

Turbo Megha Airways has become the first private airline to get a licence to fly under UDAN, the government scheme for subsidized regional flights.

The Hyderabad-based airline which flies as TruJet stated that it will launch flights on Hyderabad-Cuddapah, Hyderabad-Nanded and Nanded-Mumbai routes. The five airlines awarded the rights to fly UDAN flights so far are Air India, SpiceJet, Turbo Megha, Air Odisha and G.R. Gopinath led Deccan Air.

Important Takeaways from above News for SBI PO Mains Exam-
  • Full form of UDAN is ‘Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik’
  • UDAN scheme was declared by civil aviation ministry of India in October 2016. The scheme was launched in January 2017
  • Under this yojna traveller can buy tickets at Rs. 2500/- .Only 50% of the seats in a flight belonging to this scheme.
Source- The Hindu

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