Alliance Air service started direct flights between Delhi & Shimla after 2 years.

  • Air service between Shimla and Delhi resumed on 26th September after a gap of almost 2 years.
  • Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur started regular flights by flagging off the new ATR-42-600 aircraft of Alliance Air from Shimla airport at Jubbarhatti.
  • The Chief Minister said that Alliance Air’s ATR-42-600 aircraft will now be able to carry 48 passengers from Delhi to Shimla, while the maximum number of passengers will be 24 in Shimla-Delhi flight.
  • He said that under the ‘UDAN’ scheme launched by PM Narendra Modi, 50% of the seats on these flights will have a concessional fare of only Rs 2,480. The company will decide the fare for other seats.