Nagpur to be connected with Allahabad, Indore

ST Correspondent
Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Pune: Nagpur will soon connect with Allahabad and Indore under the Central government’s ‘UDAN’ (Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik) scheme. The Jet Airways will start the service from June 16.

Pune: Nagpur will soon connect with Allahabad and Indore under the Central government’s ‘UDAN’ (Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik) scheme. The Jet Airways will start the service from June 16.

Jet Airways will commence operations three times a week on the Nagpur-Allahabad-Indore route. Jet Airways flight 9W 3553 will depart from Nagpur at 9.45 am and arrive at Allahabad at 11.50 am. Going onward, flight 9W 3552 will depart from Allahabad at 12.20 pm and land in Indore at 2.40 pm. On its return journey, flight 9W 3551 will depart from Indore at 3.10 pm and arrive at Allahabad at 5.15 pm. On its return journey, flight 9W 3554 will depart from Allahabad at 5.40 pm and arrive in Nagpur at 7.45 pm.

The airline has been awarded four routes under the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) and will launch operations on three routes, and will subsequently launch Lucknow-Bareilly-Delhi-Bareilly-Lucknow, once Bareilly airport is ready for civil operations. The operation will start from June 14.

Jet Airlines will fly three times a week on the Lucknow-Allahabad-Patna route. Jet Airways 9W 3555 will depart from Lucknow at 6 am and arrive at Allahabad at 7.35 am. Going onward, flight 9W 3558 will depart from Allahabad for Patna at 8 am, arriving in the state capital at 9.40 am.

On its return journey, flight 9W 3557 will depart Patna at 10.10 am and land in Allahabad at 11.50 am. From Allahabad, flight 9W 3556 will depart at 12.20 pm and land in Lucknow at 2 pm. This route will be catered to by a Jet Airways ATR aircraft.

Gaurang Shetty, whole-time Director, Jet Airways, said, “With the launch of these new flights, Jet Airways is embarking on a journey to ensure that unserved regions and underserved airports are maximised to their full potential and the UDAN scheme is a great initiative, which facilitates in realising that the benefits of the aviation sector reach the vast expanse of India.”

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