Star Air, one of India’s leading regional airlines, is poised to reach new heights after being awarded 40 new routes under the prestigious UDAN 5 scheme. With a strong dedication to connecting underserved and unserved regions of the country, Star Air plans to launch these routes and significantly expand its operations, aiming to provide convenient and accessible air travel options to millions of travelers.
The UDAN scheme, initiated by the Government of India, aims to make air travel affordable and accessible for all citizens while promoting regional connectivity. As a key participant in UDAN, Star Air has played a pivotal role in enhancing air travel accessibility across various states in India.
As part of this expansion, Star Air is proud to introduce 7-8 new stations, which will further strengthen its presence in the regional aviation sector. These new stations will serve as strategic hubs, facilitating seamless connections and reducing travel time for passengers traveling to and from these regions.
Among the notable new routes are Nanded to Hindon, Hindon to Adampur and several others that will be announced in due course.
With the addition of these routes, Star Air is confident that it will unlock new opportunities for trade, tourism, and economic growth in these regions. Furthermore, the airline remains steadfast in its commitment to maintaining the highest standards of safety, reliability, and customer satisfaction, ensuring that passengers have a pleasant and comfortable journey.
Mr. Sanjay Ghodawat, Chairman of Star Air, expressed his enthusiasm about the expansion, stating, “We are delighted to be part of the UDAN scheme and contribute to the growth and development of regional air travel in India. These 40 new routes are a testament to our commitment to providing efficient and accessible air travel options for all. We are confident that our expansion will have a positive impact on the lives of millions and drive progress in the regions we serve.”
Star Air, the aviation arm of Sanjay Ghodawat Group is a regional airline based in Bengaluru, India having commenced commercial flight operations in January 2019 with a deep focus on providing affordable and convenient travel options to its passengers in-line with its motto of Connecting Real India. The airline currently operates a fleet of 5 Embraer E145 and 2 E175 aircraft from its two operational bases, Bengaluru Airport (BLR) and Belagavi Airport (IXG) to 18 destinations across India that include: Ahmedabad, Ajmer (Kishangarh), Indore, Jodhpur, Kalaburagi, Mumbai, Surat, Tirupati, Jamnagar, Hyderabad, Nagpur, Bhuj, Bidar, Kolhapur, Jaipur and Pune. For bookings and more information, please visit www.starair.in