Category Articles: Aviation

Emergency landing of Army chopper in rural Kheda

March 07, 2021
Emergency landing of Army chopper in rural Kheda

Kheda: Emergency landing of an Indian Army helicopter on Kevadia - Vadodara - Ahmedabad route at open farm land of Vina village in Mahudha taluka of Kheda district of Central Gujarat was reported earlier in the evening, due to technical issue related to hydraulic oil leakage All six persons who were in the helicopter were safe. Dozens of people gathered in the open field to see an army helicopter after it landed in the farm. In fact this caused traffic jam on the highway. Army helicopter IA 110...Read More

How to Reach Statue of Unity at Kevadia from Ahmedabad ? : Distance, Duration, Flights, Buses, Trains, Everything you need to know

February 22, 2021
How to Reach Statue of Unity at Kevadia from Ahmedabad ? : Distance, Duration, Flights, Buses, Trains, Everything you need to know

Ahmedabad: The Statue of Unity is the tallest statue in the world located at Kevadiya in Central Gujarat. It is one of the fastest emerging tourist destinations with other attractions such as a Jungle Safari - Zoological park, rafting, bicycle riding, glow garden, Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam etc that have been already added and even more attractions are being added. Though Vadodara is the nearest airport and it is also located on Delhi - Mumbai main railway line, Ahmedabad, the commercial capi...Read More

SpiceJet introduces 24 new domestic flights including some connecting Gujarat to new locations

February 11, 2021
SpiceJet introduces 24 new domestic flights including some connecting Gujarat to new locations

Gurugram: SpiceJet has today announced the launch of 24 new domestic flights. SpiceJet will be the first and only airline to connect Ajmer with Mumbai and Ahmedabad with Amritsar. The new flights also include four new seasonal flights connecting Jaisalmer, the ‘Golden City’ of India, with Delhi and Ahmedabad. The airline will also launch daily flights on the Ahmedabad – Bengaluru - Ahmedabad, Kolkata - Guwahati and Guwahati - Delhi routes. Flights between Ahmedabad-Bagdogra-Ahmedabad and ...Read More

SpiceJet announces Mumbai – Porbandar – Mumbai and other new flights

January 06, 2021
SpiceJet announces Mumbai – Porbandar – Mumbai and other new flights

Gurugram: SpiceJet,  today announced the launch of 21 new domestic and international flights including one connecting Mumbai to Porbandar.  The new flights will commence operations in a phased manner effective 12th January, 2021. SpiceJet in a statement said the new flights will have all-inclusive one-way fares starting as low as INR 2455 on Bengaluru-Belagavi, INR 2251 on Belagavi-Bengaluru, INR 3443 on Mumbai-Porbandar, INR 3335 on Porbandar-Mumbai, INR 3954 on Delhi-Kolkata, INR 3145 on ...Read More

India’s newest private airline Flybig starts serving Ahmedabad

January 05, 2021
India’s newest private airline Flybig starts serving Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: A maiden flight of private air operator Fly Big Air landed at Sardar Patel international airport here. It was welcomed with water canon salute as per the tradition. The flight landed from Indore. It will connect Indore, Bhopal and Ahmedabad, with more routes to come, said SVPI Airport officials. View this post on Instagram A post shared by DeshGujarat (@deshgujaratinsta) It's worth noting that flybig is India’s newest airline and the first set of flights ...Read More

Centre to launch Sagarmala Seaplane Services (SSPS) with potential airline operators; Surat proposed as one of hubs

January 04, 2021
Centre to launch Sagarmala Seaplane Services (SSPS) with potential airline operators; Surat proposed as one of hubs

New Delhi: Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways is initiating the process of commencing operations of the Seaplane services, on the select routes, under a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) framework through prospective airline operators. The project execution and implementation would be through Sagarmala Development Company Ltd (SDCL), which is under the administrative control of the Ministry. Several destinations are envisaged for seaplane operations.The proposed Origin-Destination pairs un...Read More

Seaplane returns from Maldives; Dry & Wet dock for maintenance to be created at Riverfront

December 30, 2020
Seaplane returns from Maldives; Dry & Wet dock for maintenance to be created at Riverfront

Sabarmati: Additional Chief Secretary Rajeev Gupta today said, a maintenance facility (dry and wet dock) at Sabarmati Riverfront will be created soon for scheduled maintenance of Seaplane. It's worth noting that a Seaplane service connecting Sabarmati riverfront and Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam was on halt for last few days as due to lack of dry and wet dock, the aircraft was sent to Maldives for scheduled maintenance. The government has decided to create wet and dry dock at Sabarmati riverfront i...Read More

Rupani’s daughter, son-in-law arrive in Gujarat from U.K; tested negative for Covid

December 27, 2020
Rupani’s daughter, son-in-law arrive in Gujarat from U.K; tested negative for Covid

Gandhinagar: 1,720 persons arrived in Gujarat from European countries including United Kingdom during December 9-23. Out of them 11 were tested positive for Covid19, including four from Ahmedabad, two each from Vadodara, Anand, Bharuch, and one from Valsad. All are under observation, said the state officials on Sunday The samples of these 11 persons have been sent for further investigation to Pune and Gandhinagar to ascertain whether the new strain was present. Results of genome study will be...Read More

Four passengers from UK tested COVID19 positive at SVPI airport in Gujarat

December 22, 2020
Four passengers from UK tested COVID19 positive at SVPI airport in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: Four passengers of those who arrived by Vande Bharat flight AI1172 from London to Ahmedabad at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport here, tested COVID19 positive. There were total 275 persons in the flight. Those detected positive have been shifted to AMC run SVP Hospital for treatment. Amid mutant strain, considering the prevailing situation in the UK, Indian govt has decided that all flights originating from the UK to India shall be temporarily suspended till 11:59 pm, 31s...Read More

Seaplane service connecting Sabarmati Riverfront and Statue of Unity to resume from December 20

December 18, 2020
Seaplane service connecting Sabarmati Riverfront and Statue of Unity to resume from December 20

Sabarmati: SpiceShuttle, the fully-owned subsidiary of private air operator SpiceJet today in a statement said, it 'will resume seaplane operations between Ahmedabad’s Sabarmati Riverfront and Kevadia’s Statue of Unity from December 27, 2020 with two daily flights on the route. Bookings of the seaplane service for the passengers will open from December 20, 2020.' It's worth noting that a seaplane operating on this route was taken to Maldives for scheduled maintenance due to lack of availa...Read More