UNDER Lifeline Udan initiative of Ministry of Civil Aviation, 74 flights have been operated till date for transporting medical cargo across the country. A total of 37.63 tonnes of cargo has been transported till date out of which more than 22 tonnes has been transported on March 31, 2020.
On March 31, following flights were operated:
Lifeline 1: Air India flights: Mumbai to New Delhi to Guwahati to Mumbai carried consignments of Meghalaya , Assam, ICMR, consignment of Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh and Pune
Lifeline 2: Air India flights: New Delhi to Hyderabad to Trivandrum to Goa to Delhi. It carried consignments of Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, ICMR, Goa.
Lifeline 3: Alliance Air flight: Hyderabad to Bengaluru to Hyderabad carried consignment of Ministry of Textiles.
Lifeline 4: Air India flight: Chennai to Port Blair to Chennai
Lifeline 5: IAF flight: Hindon(Delhi) to Port Blair via Sulur
As part of India’s war against COVID-19, the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India has launched “Lifeline Udan” flights for movement of medical and essential supplies across the country and beyond.
Details of flights are as below:
|S.No.||Date||Air India||Alliance||IAF||Indigo||SpiceJet||Total flights operated|
* Air India and IAF collaborated for Ladakh, Dimapur, Imphal, Guwahati and Port Blair
· A dedicated Medical Air Cargo related website has been launched and is fully functional from today. The link is available on the MoCA website (www.civilaviation.gov.in).
· Domestic Cargo Operators; Blue Dart and Spicejet are operating cargo flights on commercial basis.