Udaipur will likely be connected to Jaisalmer via a direct flight under the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS), also known as UDAN. Indigo had won the bid for Hindon-Jaisalamer-Udaipur in the bidding under this scheme.
The civilian terminal at Hindon city IAF base will be ready by mid-February and the first set of flights awarded for Hindon under the government’s subsidised regional connectivity scheme (RCS) will take off from there, informed the chairman of Airport Authority of India.
According to AAI, the first set of flights from Hindon, under “Ude desk ka aam nagrik” (UDAN)-II RCS scheme, will include the routes undertaken by low cost carriers, including Lucknow-Hindon-Kolkata-Jorhat; Hindon-Bhopal-Ozar (Nashik); Hindon-Jaisalmer-Udaipur; Hindon-Gorakhpur-Allahabad; Hindon-Allahabad-Kolkata; Hindon-Kannur; Ozar (Nashik)-Hindon and Tirupati-Hubli-Hindon.
Under first round of UDAN, fares are capped at Rs 2,500 for an hour of flying in a plane for a specified number of regional connectivity scheme (RCS) seats on each flight.