Nashik: Nashik-Ahmedabad air service will take off from October 28 under the second phase of central government’s Udan scheme. Turbo Mega Airways will launch this service.
The government excluded Nashik from the second phase of Udan scheme.
Identifying future effects, MP Hemant Godse contacted civil aviation ministry and demanded that Nashik should not be excluded from the scheme until the start of service to principal cities in the country from Nashik.
As a result, Nashik will be connected with Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Delhi, Goa, Bhopal, Ahmedabad and Hindon in the second phase. Deputy Secretary of Udan scheme Usha Padhi assured to start Nashik-Ahmedabad service from October 28.
Meanwhile, 36 seats in the 72-seater plane will be reserved under the Udan scheme. Ticket fare of Rs. 2,060 has been fixed for this route. The time slot will be made available at Ahmedabad in a week.
The journey will take 1 hour and 10 minutes. The plane will take off at 12 pm from Ahmedabad daily and will reach Ojhar airport at 1.10 pm. It will take off again for Ahmedabad after one hour.