Domestic flight operation resumed at Udaipur Airport

Domestic flight operation recommenced at Udaipur Airport from Monday with all precautionary measures for the safety of passengers.

Air service has begun for Delhi, Ahmedabad, Mumbai and Jaipur from Maharana Pratap Airport at Dabok. Flights from Delhi & Ahmedabad arrived on Monday evening, while the Jaipur and Mumbai flights got cancelled at the last moment.

The first day of the resumption of domestic flights in the country had its fair share of challenges, as nearly 630 flights were cancelled due to states’ restrictions and airline operational issues. Besides, a variety of quarantine protocols by state governments added to the challenging situation.

The air services which had come to a halt for nearly two months in the wake of the COVID19-induced nationwide lockdown, the government on May 21 announced the resumption of domestic flights from May 25.

All major airlines including IndiGo, Air India, SpiceJet and others operated 30% of their regular schedules between destinations, strictly adhering to the safety protocols set by the Ministry of Civil Aviation.

Dabok Airport also witnessed some hustle-bustle as the flights from Delhi and Ahmedabad arrived on Monday. According to the sources, more flights are expected to start from the Udaipur from June 1.


Udaipur-Hyderabad flight will be stopped from 29th March

The summer schedule at Maharana Pratap Airport Dabok will start from 29 March to 24 October 2020.

As per the new schedule, the Udaipur-Hyderabad flight will stop operating from 29th March onwards. Besides, the Spice Jet flight to Udaipur-Mumbai will also be stopped.

The summer schedule of Udaipur Airport will have 19 flights from Udaipur to the eight major cities of the country. It is to be noted that no new flight has been extended in this schedule.

On the contrary, the only flight connecting Udaipur-Hyderabad, one SpiceJet flight to Mumbai have been stopped.  Flight to Chennai was stopped earlier.

This has weakened the connectivity of Mewar region with the southern part of India. The only flight connecting Udaipur to a south city is the Udaipur – Bangalore flight.

As per the Winter Schedule, there are currently 21 flights to 9 cities.

The Summer Schedule at Dabok Airport will have:

  • 7 flights to Delhi
  • 5 to Bombay (Mumbai)
  • 2 to Jaipur
  • 1 to Bangalore, Bhopal, Surat, Ahmedabad and Aurangabad each

Air India’s flight service from Udaipur to Aurangabad which started from October 16, 2019, will continue in the Summer Schedule as well. Since there is no other direct connectivity between the two cities, this flight has made it convenient to travel between the cities.