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Govt awards 235 routes under regional air connectivity scheme

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New Delhi, Jan 25 (PTI) The government Friday announced awarding 235 routes under the third round of the regional connectivity scheme. SpiceJet, IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India subsidiary Alliance, and Turbo Aviation are among the operators that have bagged the routes, according to the civil aviation ministry. The ministry has also approved operation of seaplanes by SpiceJet and Turbo Aviation under the scheme. Under UDAN-III, 235 routes have been awarded to 11 operators, an official said. Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN) or the regional air connectivity scheme seeks to connect unserved and underserved airports as well as make flying affordable. PTI RAM HRS

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