Udan scheme in Andaman
In a major initiative to provide affordable air- connectivity in the Inter-Island Sector, the A&N Administration has decided to provide additional incentives to airline operators, under the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) – UDAN to encourage them to introduce flights on the Inter-Island Sector. As per proposed rate a flight from Port Blair to Shibpur (Diglipur) will cost nearly J1,589 while in same sector the fare for helicopter for Islanders is J2,100 and for non-islander is J5,250. Similarly, in Port Blair to Car Nicobar route the fare will be J1,856 and in same sector the helicopter fare is J2800 for Islanders and J6,900 for Non-Islanders. Likewise in Port Blair to Campbell Bay Sector the proposed fare will be J2,645.