2.RCS – UDAN
The first flight to the newly constructed Hisar airport in Haryana from Chandigarh was flagged off under the Regional Connectivity Scheme – UdeDeshKaAamNagrik (RCS-UDAN).
- Belonging to the Government of Haryana, Hisar airport is a public licensed airport that is suitable for 18 seat type aircraft.
- The airline Aviation Connectivity & Infrastructure Developers Pvt Ltd (Air Taxi) was awarded the Hisar – Chandigarh – Hisar route under the UDAN 4 bidding process.
- The airline has become the first startup airline of the country to assist the nation with Air Taxi services.
- These UDAN flights will reduce the journey time between Hisar to Chandigarh from 4.5 hours to a comfortable 45 minutes journey that too at an affordable fare since financial incentives in the form of Viability Gap Funding (VGF) is being provided from the Centre, State governments & airport operators to selected airlines to encourage operations from unserved and underserved airports under the scheme.