Star Air, one of India’s leading regional airlines, is set to soar to new heights after being awarded with 40 new routes under the prestigious “UDAN 5” scheme.
With a commitment to connect underserved and unserved regions of the country, Star Air plans to launch these routes and expand its operations significantly, 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 reachable 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 the expansion, Star Air is proud to introduce 7-8 new stations, which will further bolster its presence in the regional aviation sector. These new stations will act as strategic hubs, facilitating seamless connections and reducing travel time for passengers traveling to and from these regions.
Some of the prominent new routes will be Nanded to Hindon, Hindon to Adampur and many more routes that will be announced in due time.
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With the addition of these routes, Star Air is confident that it will open up new opportunities for trade, tourism, and economic growth in these regions. Moreover, the airline remains committed to maintaining the highest standards of safety, reliability, and customer satisfaction, ensuring that passengers have a pleasant and comfortable journey.
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Mr. Sanjay Ghodawat, Chairman of Star Air, expressed his thoughts about the expansion and said, “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 create a positive impact on the lives of millions and drive progress in the regions we serve.”
About Star Air: 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
About Sanjay Ghodawat Group: Sanjay Ghodawat Group (SGG) is a prominent Indian business conglomerate with a presence in various high-value business verticals. Aviation, Consumer Products, Education, Energy, Mining, Realty, Retail, and Textile are some of its key business domains. Since its founding in 1993, SGG has witnessed impressive growth under the splendid stewardship of its Founder and Chairman, Mr Sanjay Ghodawat. It has a strong base of millions of customers globally, an employee strength of over 10,000, and a student base of over 16,000. SGG is moving ahead with great vigour and bringing significant changes in people’s lives with its wide range of high-quality products and services. For more information, please visit www.ghodawat.com