Ten new airports are being built in the state and the land survey work has started for two more, Scindia said, adding that Uttar Pradesh is going to have 21 airports in the coming days.
In December 2019, the domestic air passenger traffic stood at 1.26 crore.
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At 58 km, Alliance Air operates the shortest route in the country between Guwahati and Silchar. As for the longest, it is Air India’s non-stop flight between Delhi and Port Blair, a distance of 2,482 km
The new menu offers cheese mushroom omelette, dry jeera aloo wedges, garlic tossed spinach, and corn for breakfast, followed by vegetable biryani, Malabar chicken curry, and mixed vegetable poriyal for lunch.
"Some of that growth is actually faster than 7 percent," Boeing India president Salil Gupte said, adding that India's aviation market provides a "tremendous opportunity" for all the stakeholders.
The preferred time for airline passengers is expectedly in the morning, but that doesn’t mean that is the rush hour in Indian skies.
Overall, 6.69 crore people travelled on domestic flights in the January-July period of 2022.
"We intend to go to 220 airports by 2030. That is the phenomenal growth that you are going to see on infrastructure as far as airports are concerned..., Scindia said.
The aviation ministry, in a letter issued to all airlines, also stated that any additional amount cannot be considered within the tariff.
At 52%, SpiceJet has the lowest utilisation of airport slots approved for the summer schedule.
The incident was reported on a day when the aviation sector regulator issued a notice to SpiceJet, another leading low-cost carrier, over "poor safety oversight".
The sales have been announced at a time when the aviation turbine fuel prices are on a boil, which is feared to push the airfares higher.
A look at the schedules of IndiGo, the Tata-owned Air India and Vistara, and other airlines for the peak travel season.
The remaining flights on these six routes will be cancelled for the next three months, IndiGo said in the statement, adding that affected customers will be able to claim a refund or choose alternate flights.
Tata group’s integration of its airline assets following the acquisition of Air India, the launch of Akasa, backed by investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, and Jet Airways’ bid to rise from the ashes, apart from other expected trends and events, will make 2022 an interesting year for domestic aviation.
The total passenger load in September stood at 70.66 lakh compared to 67.01 lakh in August, 50.07 lakh in July and 31.13 lakh in June, the civil aviation sector regulator said.
Currently, the government permits domestic carriers to operate at 85 percent of their pre-pandemic capacities.
The aviation ministry has also revised the timeline for fare bands on airline ticket prices, with the bands to now be rolled over in 15 days instead of 30 days at present.
The total passenger load in August stood at 67.01 lakh, whereas, the number of passengers carried by domestic airlines in July was 50.07 lakh and 31.13 lakh in June, the civil aviation sector regulator said.
SpiceJet also started non-stop flights connecting Delhi with Maldives' capital city Male, which will operate four times a week.
From September 1, IndiGo will operate flights between Delhi, Lucknow, and Jaipur as well as between Indore and Lucknow
The total passenger load in July stood at 50.07 lakh, whereas, the number of passengers carried by domestic airlines in June was 31.13 lakh and 19.84 lakh in May.
The carriers have been operating 65 per cent of their pre-Covid domestic flights since July 5 according to the ministry's order. Between June 1 and July 5, the cap was at 50 per cent.