Sunday, November 20, 2016

UDAN Push: Air India's Regional Arm Set To Induct 10 Turbo-Prop Planes

New Delhi: Air India's regional arm Alliance Air has finalised the agreement for leasing 10 new turbo-prop planes as it gets ready to fly to unserved and under-served airports under the government's regional connectivity scheme.
The national carrier is anticipated to be a significant player in the ambitious UDAN (Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik) scheme -- that seeks to boost regional air connectivity as well as make flying more affordable for the masses.

Gearing up for more regional flights, Alliance Air has been working on expanding its fleet by leasing more number of 72-seater ATRs.
A senior official said Alliance Air has finalised the agreement for leasing ten new ATRs or turbo-prop planes.
20/11/16 PTI/NDTV

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