Category Articles: Aviation

Go First flight diverted to Ahmedabad airport after bird hit

August 04, 2022
Go First flight diverted to Ahmedabad airport after bird hit

New Delhi: A Go First flight G8911 was diverted to SVPI airport in Ahmedabad today after a bird hit as per the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). The flight was on way to Chandigarh from Ahmedabad. All passengers are safe in this incident of bird hit. DeshGujaratRead More

Air India to start new daily flights from SVPI airport, Ahmedabad

July 31, 2022
Air India to start new daily flights from SVPI airport, Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: Tata owned Air India is likely to start two new flights from SVPI airport in Ahmedabad from 20th August. Two new daily flights will be to Pune and Delhi. While Delhi flight will leave at 7.30 am, the flight to Pune will leave at 10.45 am. Booking for both flights has started. DeshGujaratRead More

Construction of Integrated Cargo Terminal begins at SVPI Airport

July 26, 2022
Construction of Integrated Cargo Terminal begins at SVPI Airport

Ahmedabad: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International (SVPI) airport in Ahmedabad will get a new ‘semi-automated’ cargo terminal by next year. The construction work for the same has begun after the groundbreaking ceremony that took place last week, according to the airport authorities, the first phase of work is expected to be completed by June 2023. The first phase will cover a built-up area of 21,000 square metres out of the total built-up area of 33,000 square metres. This terminal will...Read More

Mack Rutherford, 16, on his way to becoming youngest solo pilot to fly across globe lands in Ahmedabad

July 15, 2022
Mack Rutherford, 16, on his way to becoming  youngest solo pilot to fly across globe lands in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: Ahmedabad airport on Sunday welcomed a British teenager, Mack Rutherford, who envisions creating a world record by becoming the youngest man to circumnavigate the world. Mack is flying across the earth in a single-engine plane named Shark Aero Shark UL. Mack Rutherford, a 16-year-old Belgian- Britsh boy who started his journey near the Bulgarian capital Sofia on March 23rd, is on his way to breaking the Guinness World Record for the youngest person to fly solo across the globe....Read More

Direct flights from Ahmedabad To Vietnam likely in October

July 13, 2022
Direct flights from Ahmedabad To Vietnam likely in October

Ahmedabad: VietJet, a private airline in Vietnam, will commence direct flights from Ahmedabad to three cities in Vietnam in October. "For Gujaratis to travel to Vietnam, we will start direct flights from Ahmedabad connecting the three cities of Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang in October with 3 to 4 flights per week,” said Jay L Lingeswara, the Commercial Director of VietJet. Also to provide the right option to passengers, VietJet is trying to give direct benefits to customers by cutt...Read More

Gang that included terminal manager of AAI smuggling gold at Ahmedabad International Airport busted

July 13, 2022
Gang that included terminal manager of AAI smuggling gold at Ahmedabad International Airport busted

Ahmedabad: The Revenue Intelligence has succeeded in exposing an entire gang responsible for smuggling gold at the Ahmedabad International Airport and arrested Sahil Firozkhan Pathan (native of Limbayat in Surat) as well as Mohammed Pakhali. A terminal manager of the Airports Authority of India and three members of the housekeeping staff have also been arrested in this regards. As much as 3849.12 grams of smuggled gold worth Rs 2.02 crore has been seized from Sahil and Pakhali, who arrived as...Read More

Flying academy to train aspiring pilots soon at Bhavnagar Airport

July 02, 2022
Flying academy to train aspiring pilots soon at Bhavnagar Airport

Bhavnagar: The Airports Authority of India (AAI) in association with Dunes Aviation Academy will train thousands of aspirants from all over North India to realize their dream of becoming trained pilots at the Bhavnagar airport. The Dunes Aviation Academy has been launched with the objective of offering quality training to fly aircraft to serve the rapidly emerging aviation sector of the country. The AAI had floated tenders for establishing aviation academies at ten different airports in the c...Read More

Mehsana Municipality to auction 4 aircraft, a hangar and a car to recover unpaid cess

July 01, 2022
Mehsana Municipality to auction 4 aircraft, a hangar and a car to recover unpaid cess

Mehsana: Brijesh Patel, chief of cess recovery at Mehsana Municipality, has initiated a process to conduct the auction of four planes, one of which is in damaged condition, a hangar and a car belonging to Ahmedabad Aviation & Aeronautics in order to recover cess due to the tune of Rs 7.68 crore. Mehsana Municipality executive chairman, Kaushik Vyas, had on Thursday taken to task officers of the municipality for delay in holding the auction of all properties seized under ‘Triple A,’ which...Read More

Work on Morbi airport comes to a halt owing to question of road for farmers

June 16, 2022
Work on Morbi airport comes to a halt owing to question of road for farmers

Morbi: The airport being developed at Rajpar village in Morbi has come up against an obstacle. The construction of a 5.5 kilometer long wall along the airport’s periphery has been halted with 40% of the wall remaining to be constructed. The farmers could find commuting difficult if the entire 5.5 kilometer wall is built because of which the district administration has been forced to bring the work of constructing it to an abrupt halt. The airstrip from Morbi’s days as a princely state ...Read More

DG Civil Aviation approves new apron at Rajkot Airport to park 6 aircraft

June 15, 2022
DG Civil Aviation approves new apron at Rajkot Airport to park 6 aircraft

Rajkot: The approval to park four more flights on Rajkot Airport’s apron instead of the current permission to park only two flights has come as a major relief because technical defects used to cause a delay or even outright cancellation of flights. Currently, a large and a small Boeing aircraft can only be parked at the Rajkot Airport. However, to improve the situation, approval for a new apron was sought from the Director General (DG) of Civil Aviation two months back. That approval has no...Read More

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