UDAN Scheme successfully completed 6 years; Darbhanga airport emerged as top

The Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India, has recently celebrated the successful completion of 6 years of the Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik (UDAN) scheme, an ambitious project aimed at revolutionizing the Indian aviation industry.

UDAN Scheme successfully completed 6 years; Darbhanga airport emerged as top
UDAN Scheme successfully completed 6 years; Darbhanga airport emerged as top

NEW DELHI- The Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India, has recently celebrated the successful completion of 6 years of the Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik (UDAN) scheme, an ambitious project aimed at revolutionizing the Indian aviation industry. The scheme has emerged as a pioneering initiative, promoting regional connectivity and economic development across the country.

Under this scheme, the Darbhanga Airport, operated by the Airports Authority of India (AAI), has emerged as the top airport in the country. The airport has witnessed a remarkable surge in passenger traffic, with 6,81,945 arriving passengers and 7,06,931 departing passengers till March 31, 2023.

In just two years, the airport has seen a significant rise in passenger footfall, with numbers jumping from 1,53,232 in FY 2020-21 to 6,16,058 in FY 2022-23. The airport's impressive performance has made it the best-performing airport under the UDAN scheme.

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The UDAN scheme has been a game-changer for the Indian aviation industry, connecting remote and unconnected regions of the country and promoting economic growth. It has brought about significant changes in the aviation industry, creating opportunities for airlines, airports, and the overall ecosystem.

With the Darbhanga airport emerging as a top performer, the scheme has further strengthened its position as a catalyst for regional development.

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The Ministry of Civil Aviation and AAI have been working tirelessly to ensure the success of the UDAN scheme. The scheme has opened up new avenues for growth and development in the aviation industry, paving the way for a brighter and more connected future for the country.

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