Category Articles: Aviation

Surat airport expansion project gets environmental clearance from Centre: CR Patil

November 15, 2019
Surat airport expansion project gets environmental clearance from Centre: CR Patil

Surat: Lok Sabha member of Navsari, CR Patil today in a statement said Surat airport expansion project has received environmental clearance from ministry of environment and forest, government of India. Patil said the extension work of Surat airport was possible only after environment clearance certificate from the Centre which was pending. Due to lack of env. clearance certificate Rs. 201 crore works were stalled out of Rs. 360 crore grand approved for the project. Patil said he had made...Read More

AirAsia India launches New Delhi-Ahmedabad flight

November 13, 2019
AirAsia India launches New Delhi-Ahmedabad flight

New Delhi: AirAsia India, one of the low cost carriers, today announced expansion of its network with introduction of new routes between New Delhi, Kochi and Ahmedabad with effect from 20 December, 2019. All flights for the new routes between New Delhi – Kochi and New Delhi - Ahmedabad are priced at INR 3915 & INR 2015 respectively, and are open for bookings. Speaking about the development, Mr. Sanjay Kumar, COO, AirAsia India, said “We are delighted to have added two more routes to ...Read More

Gujarat govt. completes procurement procedure of Rs. 191 crore new plane

November 07, 2019
Gujarat govt. completes procurement procedure of Rs. 191 crore new plane

Gandhinagar: The Vijay Rupani led government in Gujarat has purchased a Rs. 191 crore two-engine Bombardier Challenger 650 plane to be used by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and other VVIPs like the Governor and deputy chief minister, after five years long procurement process. A 12 passengers aircraft has a flying range of 7,000 kilometres. The aircraft will be delivered later this month. It would take another two months before the new jet can become airborne as the government will need various ap...Read More

Some ancillary works for extended airport terminal of Surat kick off

November 02, 2019
Some ancillary works for extended airport terminal of Surat kick off

Surat: Construction activities for a new airport terminal project in Surat is likely to begin by the end of this year. In the meantime, on the occasion of auspicious day of Labh Pancham, the airport authority has started the work for ancillary building, chiller house, pump house and other developments. Surat airport at present witnesses operation of 46 flights and present terminal building is running out of capacity. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had laid foundation stone for the extensi...Read More

Lady attack AIU officers at SVBPI Airport, two couples booked; 2 males arrested

November 01, 2019
Lady attack AIU officers at SVBPI Airport, two couples booked; 2 males arrested

Ahmedabad:The police has booked two couples and arrested two males among them for assaulting Airport Intelligence Unit (AIU) sleuths at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport here,' police said today. PI of the Airport Police Station K C Rathwa said that the two couple had arrived here late last night by flight number SG 16 from Dubai. A small girl with them was wearing gold jewelries and when two of the AIU officers inquired about it, the couple hailing from Ahmedabad, said tha...Read More

AirAsia India adds Ahmedabad as its 21st destination

October 25, 2019
AirAsia India adds Ahmedabad as its 21st destination

Ahmedabad: Low cost carrier, AirAsia India today announced the addition of the 21st destination to its network. To begin with, the airline will fly from Ahmedabad to Bangalore, with 7 direct flights in a week. The launch fare for the booking is INR 2815. While the Ahmedabad – Bengaluru route will be open for sale on 25 October 2019, the operations will begin on 15 November 2019. Speaking about the development, Mr. Sunil Bhaskaran, CEO & MD, AirAsia India, said “We are delighted that AirAs...Read More

Two nabbed in Surat with smuggled semi-liquid gold worth Rs. 27 lakh

October 23, 2019
Two nabbed in Surat with smuggled semi-liquid gold worth Rs. 27 lakh

Surat: Surat police arrested two persons accused of smuggling of Rs. 27.05 lakh value gold from Dubai. Surveillance staff of Chowk Bazar police station was checking the vehicles near Pandol Industries gate number 2 when at around 6.00 pm two persons were passing on bike with a white color plastic box which contained golden color paste packed in three plastic bags. Both on a bike were identified as Shoeb Jakariya Patel and Salman Ibrahim Patel. Both told police that semi-liquid they were...Read More

PM meets with Captain Amol Yadav, a young innovator who has built a six seater aircraft

October 20, 2019
PM meets with Captain Amol Yadav, a young innovator who has built a six seater aircraft

New Delhi: Captain Amol Yadav, a young and energetic pilot, who has built an experimental aircraft, called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi at Lok Kalyan Marg today. Captain Amol Yadav’s six seater experimental aircraft is a story of pure grit and determination. The construction of the aircraft is a shining example of ‘Make in India’. Building the aircraft from scratch on the terrace of his residential building in suburban Mumbai, the Captain spent about 18 years perfecting the m...Read More

Chopper service at Statue of Unity stopped as noise used to disturb animals in Safari park

October 09, 2019
Chopper service at Statue of Unity stopped as noise used to disturb animals in Safari park

Kevadiya: The chopper services at the Statue of Unity here has been stopped for now. The paid service which used to give the users a 10 minutes scintillating areal view of the world's tallest statue (182 m tall statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel), the close-by Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam and other features has been stopped due to the disturbance caused by the noise during take off, landing and low rise flight to the newly brought animals in the Safari park being set up near the sculptor....Read More

Union Ministry of Environment gives its nod to Mundra International Airport project in Gujarat

October 07, 2019
Union Ministry of Environment gives its nod to Mundra International Airport project in Gujarat

Gandhinagar/Bhuj: The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has given its nod to the proposal of Adani Group owned Mundra International Airport Private Ltd, to convert its private airstrip at Mundra port complex in Kutch district of Gujarat into a full-fledged commercial airport at an estimated investment of Rs 1,400 crore. According to the official sources the ministry has given its nod to the expert appraisal committee (EAC) attached to the ministry regarding the ...Read More

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