Articles tagged under: Surat Airport

Spicejet Bhopal-Surat flight overshoots runway; passengers and crew safe, 3 flights diverted to Ahmedabad airport

June 30, 2019
Spicejet Bhopal-Surat flight overshoots runway; passengers and crew safe, 3 flights diverted to Ahmedabad airport

Surat: Spicejet SG 3722 (DH8) Bhopal - Surat Q400 aircraft carrying 43 passengers overshoot at Surat airport today at 8.20 pm. All passengers and crew were evacuated safely. The aircraft overshot the Vesu side of eunway during landing. The aircraft overshot in the Runway End Safety Aarea (RESA) and stopped over soil instead of runway. The pilot of the aircraft could not apply brakes on time to stop the aircraft due to low-visibility and that the aircraft overshot the runway. The air field ...Read More

Gujarat HC issues notices to DGCA, AAI and SMC on PIL seeking removal of obstacles around Surat Airport in Gujarat

April 01, 2019
Gujarat HC issues notices to DGCA, AAI and SMC on PIL seeking removal of obstacles around Surat Airport in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court today issued notices to Director General of Civil Aviation, Chairman Airports Authority of India and Commissioner of the Surat Municipal Corporation on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking direction/order to remove obstacles (high rise buildings etc) around the Surat Airport for the safety of passengers, crew and aircraft. The court of Acting Chief Justice Anant S Dave and Justice Viren Vaishnav issued the notices on the PIL filed V S Bhamburka...Read More

News in brief from across Gujarat

February 16, 2019
News in brief from across Gujarat

Gandhinagar: - Surat airport witnessed maiden operation of international flight today. Air India Express flight to Sharjah left Surat airport with 186 passengers. Sharjah Airport in its tweet posted a photograph welcoming the Air India Express flight from Surat. - 3 persons were injured in group clash which errupted during wedding procession in city's sensitive Delhi darwaja area. Police lobbed tear gas shells to control the situation. More than two dozen people were detained in connecti...Read More

This is how Surat airport will look like in 2020 after extended terminal building is functional

January 30, 2019
This is how Surat airport will look like in 2020 after extended terminal building is functional

Surat: Presented here are artistic impression pictures of what Surat airport will look like in December 2020. Foundation stone laying  for extension of Surat airport terminal is scheduled to take place today by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Extended Terminal Building will have an area of 25,520 Sqm. with peak hour handling capacity of 1800 passengers. .@aaistvairport's Extended Terminal Building will have an area of 25,520 Sqm. with peak hour handling capacity of 1800 passengers. The fou...Read More

Operations of Surat – Sharjah flight to be doubled from April

January 24, 2019
Operations of Surat – Sharjah flight to be doubled from April

Surat: First international flight from Surat airport to Sharjah in United Arab Emirates(UAE) will be flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 30th. However formal operation of this service will commence only from February 16. During 16 February to 30th March, the flight will leave Surat airport twice a week on Mondays and Saturdays. From 1st April it will leave Surat airport four times a week. During 16 Feb to 3oth March, the flight will leave Sharjah on Mondays and Saturday...Read More

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Surat International Airport on January 30th, first international flight to take off from diamond city

January 15, 2019
PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Surat International Airport on January 30th, first international flight to take off  from diamond city

Surat :The city of Surat may get yet another gift from Prime Minister Narendra Modi led government in Centre. The city may witness commencement of first international flight from its airport later this month. Local Lok Sabha member and BJP leader CR Patil in his series of tweets on Monday announced that Air India Express had started booking for Surat - Sharjah flight on its website and a flight to Sharjah will leave Surat airport on January 30th. He said Prime Minister Narendra Modi will d...Read More

Busy with domestic flights, Surat airport not likely to have international flight soon

November 12, 2018
Busy with domestic flights, Surat airport not likely to have international flight soon

Surat: International flight service is not likely to start soon from Surat airport even after all linked facilities such as custom and immigration area in place. The problem right now is lack of slots. Surat airport has single runway. It remains busy due to continuous traffic of domestic planes including six flights linked to Delhi, 3 to Hyderabad, 3 to Mumbai, 2 each to Bengaluru, Kolkata, Jaipur and Goa and 1 each to Udaipur and Jaisalmer. While Air India Express has sought a slot ...Read More

SpiceJet may start flights connecting Surat to Goa, Udaipur and Jaisalmer later this year

September 27, 2018
SpiceJet may start flights connecting Surat to Goa, Udaipur and Jaisalmer later this year

Surat: Private airliner SpiceJet will start four new flights connecting Surat to Goa, Udaipur, Varanasi and Jaisalmer from November 30 this year. With this, daily number of flights operated at Surat airport will reach 30. Surat is connected to 11 places across India by air. Surat is likely to get international airport status later this year. According to member of parliament CR Patil, connectivity to Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh will boost tourism and benefit the people of respective state. Pa...Read More

Two arrested in Surat for flying drone to capture Tiranga rally visuals

August 17, 2018

#WATCH 1100 meter long tricolour unfurled in Gujarat's Surat #IndependenceDayIndia pic.twitter.com/6Kl1kFVDhp— ANI (@ANI) August 15, 2018 Surat: Surat police has booked two youths under Aircraft Act - 1934 for flying drone at extra ordinary height without permission, the act which may create danger for air traffic. A rally with 1.1 km long and 9 ft wide tricolor was held in Surat by 'Agrawal Vikas Trust' on ocasion of Independence Day. To capture video visuals of rally, a dron...Read More

Centre issues gazette notification for immigration check posts at Surat airport

June 21, 2018
Centre issues gazette notification for immigration check posts at Surat airport

Surat: The government of India has issued gazette notification for setting up immigration check post at Surat airport. This will make it possible to operate international flight to and from Surat airport which presently serves only domestic flights. According to a gazette notification under the passport entry into India rules 1950, the central government has designated Surat airport of Gujarat state as an authorized immigration check post for entry into exit from India with valid travel do...Read More