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Union Budget 2018: Govt plans to expand Airport capacity

To ensure people who wear Hawaii chappal can fly an aeroplane, FM Arun Jaitley announced to expand Airport capacity by 5 times to handle 1 billion trips every year while Airport Authority of India currently has 124 airports. To make this possible govt announced Rs 60 crore to kick-start the initiative. FM also proposed UDAN scheme will connect 56 unserved airports and 36 unserved heliports