New Delhi, Aug 8: The Alliance Air, a wholly owned subsidiary of Air India, has been operating flights under Viability Gap Funding (VGF) arrangements with the following State Governments on Cost minus Revenue equals to VGF arrangements:
1. With North Eastern Council (NEC) in the North East, Alliance Air operates flights with ATR42 aircraft on the following sectors:

Kolkata/ Guwahati/ Lilabari & v.v. - 4 flights per week

Kolkata/ Guwahati/ Tezpur & v.v. - 3 flights per week

Kolkata/ Shillong/ Kolkata - 6 flights per week

2. With Diu Administration, Alliance Air operates flights on Mumbai/ Diu/ Mumbai sectors - 4 flights per week with ATR72 aircraft.

3. With Lakshadweep Administration, Alliance Air operates flights on Kochi/ Agatti/ Kochi sectors and Bangalore/ Kochi/ Agatti & v.v. sectors with ATR72 aircraft

This information was given by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Civil Aviation Shri Jayant Sinha in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

(Posted on 08 August 2017, 1680163108 34O239O173O144)