Category Articles: Aviation

Air India plane lying grounded at Vadodara airport as the cash-crunched airliner unable to pay tax dues

January 16, 2020
Air India plane lying grounded at Vadodara airport as the cash-crunched airliner unable to pay tax dues

Vadodara: An aircraft of the cash-crunched pubic sector airliner Air India has been lying grounded at Vadodara airport in Gujarat for over two weeks as it was unable to replace its faulty engine owing to tax dues related issues, official sources today said. The engine of the Air India Airbus which had landed here in the evening of December 31 as flight number AI819 (Delhi-Vadodara) had developed some technical snag, Airport Director Charan Singh today said. 'It is pa...Read More

Spicejet announces Ahmedabad – Aurangabad direct flight from February 15

January 15, 2020
Spicejet announces Ahmedabad – Aurangabad direct flight from February 15

Gurugram: SpiceJet  has announced the launch of Ahmedabad  - Auragabad direct flight and three other new flights on its domestic network with a special focus on enhancing connectivity between metros and non-metros.  The Ahmedabad-Aurangabad flight service will operate on all days except Sunday. Aurangabad, which SpiceJet added as its 53rd domestic destination last year, will be connected with Ahmedabad with a daily flight. The historic city of Aurangabad is a popular tourism hub and is als...Read More

Singapore Airlines to introduce Airbus A350-900 medium haul aircraft in Ahmedabad; daily service from 29 March 2020

January 13, 2020
Singapore Airlines to introduce Airbus A350-900 medium haul aircraft in Ahmedabad; daily service from 29 March 2020

Ahmedabad: Singapore Airlines today announced the introduction of its Airbus A350-900 medium haul aircraft on the Ahmedabad to Singapore route. It will be the first international airline to bring this aircraft type to Ahmedabad. The inaugural service SQ531 will depart from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport at2305 hrs on 1 February 2020. Starting with six-time weekly services on this new aircraft type, it will increase to daily operations from 29 March 2020 subject to regulatory appr...Read More

Air India reroutes its flights overflying Iran to Europe and US

January 08, 2020
Air India reroutes its flights overflying Iran to Europe and US

New Delhi: The Air India on Wednesday rerouted its flights overflying Iran to Europe and US in the wake of a missile strike by Tehran on US airbases in Iraq. “The Safety of our passengers and crew members comes first. In light of the tensions within the Iranian airspace a decision to temporarily reroute flights of Air India (AI) and Air India Express (AIX) overflying Iran has been taken,” Air India spokesperson Dhananjay Kumar said in a statement. The statement further said that the re...Read More

SpiceJet to be the first Indian airline to offer direct connectivity between Ahmedabad and Jeddah

January 03, 2020
SpiceJet to be the first Indian airline to offer direct connectivity between Ahmedabad and Jeddah

Gurugram: In a bid to strengthen its network across Western and Southern India, SpiceJet, today announced the launch of eight new international and domestic flights. All the new flights are scheduled to commence operations in February 2020. SpiceJet is the first Indian airline to offer direct connectivity between Ahmedabad and Jeddah – Saudi Arabia’s commercial capital and a key transit point for thousands of Hajj pilgrims visiting Mecca and Medina. With the introduction of a non-stop fli...Read More

Air India to launch Surat – Bhuvneshwar flight from January 20

December 28, 2019
Air India to launch Surat – Bhuvneshwar flight from January 20

Surat: Air India has announced a flight connecting Surat to Bhuvneshwar and Bengaluru from January 20. Air India flight will leave Bhuvneshwar at 8.40 am and reach Surat at 10.40 am. In return journey, the flight wil leave Surat at 11.10 am and reach Bengaluru at 1.05 pm. The flight will leave Bengaluru at 6.10 am and reach Surat at 8.00 am. It will leave Surat at 8.30 am and reach Bhuvneshwar at 10.30 am. The flight will operate on Mondays and Thursdays. Air India has started ...Read More

Surat – Goa SpiceJet flight lands at airport in its third attempt

December 18, 2019
Surat – Goa SpiceJet flight lands at airport in its third attempt

Surat: Surat-Goa SpiceJet flight was forced into a go-around on Tuesday morning as its nose landing gear failed to deploy.The flight could land in its third attempt when the landing gear partially deployed. “The Spicejet Flight was on final approach for landing at Goa International Airport when runway controller Ramesh Tigga, leading airman (air handler) noticed that the nose landing gear was not deployed. He alerted the ATC tower where duty air traffic controller Lt Cdr Harmeet Kaur inform...Read More

Gujarat forest Minister misses important meeting in Delhi as flight delays due to fog

November 30, 2019
Gujarat forest Minister misses important meeting in Delhi as flight delays due to fog

New Delhi:Due to fog caused visibility issue at the Indira Gandhi international airport here today forest Minister of Gujarat Ganpat Vasava missed an important meeting. The meeting of forest ministers of states was convened and chaired by union forest and environment Minister Prakash Javdekar with regard to the utilization of CAMPA fund. An official today said that the flight of Vasava could not reach here as per schedule and he arrived after the meeting attended by 12 ministers...Read More

Commissioning of Naval Air Squadron 314 with newly inducted CS Doriner in Porbandar next week

November 22, 2019
Commissioning of Naval Air Squadron 314 with newly inducted CS Doriner in Porbandar next week

Gandhinagar: Indian Naval Air Squadron 314 with newly inducted CS Dornier aircraft will be commissioned into Indian Navy at Porbandar in coastal Gujarat on Friday, November 29. Vice Admiral MS Pawar AVSM VSM, Deputy Chief of Naval Staff will be the Chief Guest for the occasion. In another development, as a part of Navy Week activities 2019, a Indian Naval Symphonic Band Concert was conducted in Gujarat Diu & Daman Naval Area at Naval Base, INS Sardar Patel, Porbandar on 21 Nov 19. The band p...Read More

Air India’s subsidiary Alliance Air starts direct Ahmedabad-Kandla flights, terms this route connecting a major port very important one

November 18, 2019
Air India’s subsidiary Alliance Air starts direct Ahmedabad-Kandla flights, terms this route connecting a major port very important one

Gandhidham: Alliance Air, a wholly owned subsidiary of Air India has from today added the major port city of Gujarat, Kandla to its list of destinations. Direct flight operations from Ahmedabad to Kandla and back began today which are direct flights connecting the two cities from Monday to Friday. This is an RCS route under the UDAN scheme. An Air India Spokesperson said that Flight 9I 873 would from Ahmedabad at 1005hrs and arrives in Kandla at 1110hrs.Flight 9I 874 depa...Read More

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