In its constant endeavor to connect the unconnected regions, Civil Aviation Ministry launched the first-ever thrice-weekly flight from Indore (Madhya Pradesh) to Kishangarh (Rajasthan) under the UDAN scheme.
The ministry has awarded the Indore-Kishangarh route during the UDAN 3 bidding process to Star Air. With the commencement of this route, the Ministry of Civil Aviation has operationalised 268 routes under the UDAN scheme.
Under regional connectivity scheme-UDAN, Star Air is already operating direct flights from Belagavi to Indore and will now extend the same route till Rajasthan.
The approximate distance between Indore and Kishangarh is around 550 km and people had to spend more than 10 hours to reach Kishangarh from Indore by road.
However, with the commencement of flight operations on this route, people can take a one-hour flight and travel at ease and visit the famous Nine Planets temple, Ajmer Sharif Dargah, Pushkar Lake, Phool Mahal Palace, Roopangarh Fort, etc.
Furthermore, Kishangarh is also known as the Marble City of India and is a big market of red chilies.
Until now, there was no direct flight service available between Belagavi and Kishangarh, and to cover the distance of almost 1550 kilometers between the cities, travelers had to undertake more than 24-hour journey by bus or train. With the inauguration of this route, people can now travel between Belagavi and Kishangarh in just 3 hours.
The air connectivity of the Belagavi – Indore – Kishangarh sector is expected to boost tourism in the region.