Five airlines including an Air india subsidiary and Spicejet won bids to operate on 128 routes connecting 70 airports of which 31 are unserved under the regional connectivity scheme where fares are capped at rs 2,500 for one hour flights .
Air odisha aviation got maximum number of 50 routes followed by Air Deccan(34)and Turbo Megha Airways (18). The AI subsidiary Airlines Allied services would on 15 routes while Spicejet won bids for 11 routes. The first flight under UDAN (Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik) is expected to start next month. As many as 70 airports including 31 unserved and 12 under served ones, would connected with the UDAN flights.