Robust response to our Udan flights: SpiceJet

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New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet on Tuesday said that it has received a robust response for its flights being operated under the Udan regional air connectivity scheme.

According to airline Chairman and Managing Director Ajay Singh, 90 per cent overall capacity utilisation has been witnessed on the airline’s flights being operated under the scheme.

He was speaking on the sidelines of an event here by the Ministry of Civil Aviation to launch skill development initiative for aircraft maintenance engineers (AMEs).

The budget passenger carrier is expected to launch its third flight under the Udan scheme on the Hyderabad-Puducherry-Hyderabad route from August 16.

SpiceJet had been awarded six proposals and 11 routes under the first phase of the Udan scheme.

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It had commenced flight operations on Mumbai-Porbandar-Mumbai and Mumbai-Kandla-Mumbai routes from July 10.

–IANS

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