The low-cost air carrier Spicejet on Sunday announced the launch of 14 new flights under the government's UDAN scheme. The new flights would connect the unserved market of Jharsugud as well as the underserved areas of Lakhimpur and Kishangarh to major cities and metros.
The government UDAN scheme came up in 2016 to promote air connectivity to underserved and unserved airports.
Besides, the airlines has launched another 14 direct flights that connects metros and non-metro cities.
"Reaffirming the airline's conviction on the Regional Connectivity Scheme, SpiceJet has started operating on the new UDAN routes of Kishangarh-Ahmedabad-Kishangarh, Lakhimpur-Guwahati-Lakhimpur, Jaipur-Amritsar-Jaipur, Delhi-Jharsuguda-Delhi, Hyderabad-Jharsuguda-Hyderabad, Kolkata-Jharsuguda-Kolkata and Bhopal-Udaipur-Bhopal from March 31," the airline said in its statement.
SpiceJet further is expanding domestically with direct flights on the Mumbai-Bhopal-Mumbai, Mumbai-Gorakhpur-Mumbai, Chennai-Patna-Chennai, Delhi-Bhopal-Delhi (two new flights), Jaipur-Dharamshala-Jaipur and Surat-Bhopal-Surat sectors.