Alliance Air opens its Runway for Daily direct Ahmedabad–Kandla Flight

Flight to operate between Monday to Friday every week, making it easier for passengers travel to Nashik and Hyderabad via Ahmedabad which will significantly reduce the travel time

Alliance Air, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Air India, flagged-off its first direct flight between Ahmedabad and port town Kandla making it the228th route under the UDAN-RCS scheme. Kandla stands to be Alliance Air’s55th destination under UDAN-RCS.

With the commencement of operations to Kandla, Alliance Air will operate daily flights between Monday to Friday every week. Alliance Air is now operating on 50 routes allotted to the airline under the UDAN-RCS scheme and has also begun operations to and fro Chandigarh-Dharamshala on 16th November 2019. The inaugural event was graced by Shri Mannu Anand, Head of Marketing, Alliance Air & Shri Manog Gangal, Airport Director, Ahmedabad.

With the launch of flight services, passengers from Kandla can now conveniently travel to Nashik and Hyderabad via Ahmedabad which will significantly reduce the travel time. This is the third flight to operate from Kandla airport. Currently, Spicejet and Truejet operate a daily flight for Mumbai and Ahmedabad. This also provides better connectivity for Kutch commercial hub Gandhidham and the country’s major port Dindayal port.

Mr. Rajeev Jain, Additional Director General, PIB, Spokesperson for Ministry of Civil Aviation said, “Under UDAN scheme, there has been a commendable uptick of 242% in air traffic on RCS routes which has efficiently strengthened the overall aviation network while providing the services at a modest market-discovered price to the common man.” 

The airline continues to focus on new routes to connect regional destinations & has been awarded 12 new routes under UDAN-3.1.

Through its codeshare with Air India, Alliance Air not only provides regional connectivity within the country but also offers seamless connectivity to regional passengers on Air India’s network in India and abroad.

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