Articles tagged under: SVPI

52 flights rescheduled as Ahmedabad airport starts runway maintenance

January 17, 2022
52 flights rescheduled as Ahmedabad airport starts runway maintenance

Ahmedabad: Around 52 flights arriving and departing at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International (SVPI) airport have been rescheduled due to the runway resurfacing work. The runway resurfacing work that started today on January 17 will run from 9 am to 6 pm daily till 31st May 2022 except Sundays and public holidays. Around 52 flights have been rescheduled and 30 flights have been canceled. The additional check-in counters and baggage drop-in counters have been deployed at the airport. To a...Read More

‘The Gir’ – a miniature replica of Sasan Gir forest opens at SVPI Airport, Ahmedabad

June 26, 2018

Ahmedabad: While collecting your luggage at domestic arrival terminal of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International airport, you can now see a glimpse of Gir forest and take selfie with look alike wild animals like lioness, lion cubs, a lion, leopard and more. Not just this, but you can also wave your hand and hear the voice of Asiatic lion. Airports Authority of India (AAI) has developed the Gir, conceptualized and implemented with the help of a well-known wildlife lover Shri Parimal Na...Read More

Kolkata bound Indigo plane suffers bird hit at Ahmedabad airport

June 19, 2018
Kolkata bound Indigo plane suffers bird hit  at Ahmedabad airport

Ahmedabad: An aircraft of private airliner Indigo had to make an emergency landing at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport here this morning minutes after taking off due it getting 'bird-hit'. The aircraft was bird-hit at a height of around 13000 ft at a distance of around 30 nautical miles from the airport. Initially it was thought that it was caused by pigeons, 3 of which were found dead but now it is suspected that it might be an eagle or another such bird which ...Read More

Runway resurfacing at Ahmedabad airport to complete tomorrow, flight operations to normalize from April 16

April 14, 2018
Runway resurfacing at Ahmedabad airport to complete tomorrow, flight operations to normalize from April 16

Ahmedabad: The domestic flight operations at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International airport will be completely normal again from day after tomorrow ie April 16, after an around one and a half month restrictions due to major runway resurfacing work. The runway after completion of its resurfacing work would be handed over to the AAI at 1900 hrs tomorrow evening and the flight operations at the largest and sole international airport in Guajrat would normalize from day after ...Read More

11 A320 aircraft banned, grounded in hours after Ahmedabad airport incident

March 12, 2018
11 A320 aircraft banned, grounded in hours after Ahmedabad airport incident

New Delhi: Hours after an A320 neo aircraft of private airline company Indigo suffered engine failure mid-air and made an emergency landing at Ahmedabad airport today, country's air sector regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation(DGCA) put ban on the operations of 11 A320 neo aircraft that are powered by a certain series of Pratt & Whitney (P&W) engines. As an effect, today itself 11 aircraft have been grounded. Of these 11 aircraft, 8 are operated by IndiGo and 3 by GoAir. Accordi...Read More

Indigo flight with over 160 passengers makes emergency landing at Ahmedabad airport

March 12, 2018
Indigo flight with over 160 passengers makes emergency landing at Ahmedabad airport

Ahmedabad: A Lucknow bound flight of private airliner Indigo with 186 passengers on board had to make emergency landing at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International airport here today after some technical snag in its second engine. Airport Director Manoj Gangal said that flight number 6E244 of Indigo with Airbus 320 and 186 passengers on board took off from Ahmedabad at 0921 am. 'After sometime the pilot informed the ATC here that he has noticed some technical snag in ...Read More

Around 30 domestic flights rescheduled from tomorrow till April 15 owing to re-surfacing work of runway at Ahmedabad airport

February 28, 2018
Around 30 domestic flights rescheduled from tomorrow till April 15 owing to re-surfacing work of runway at Ahmedabad airport

Gandhinagar: The domestic flight operations at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International airport will see a major rescheduling for around one and a half months from tomorrow owing to the start of the second phase of runway resurfacing work. Airport Director Manoj Gangal today said that the resurfacing of runway started on February 16 in the first phase and completed today ie February 28. As It was done in that part of the 3.505 km long runway which was not used for regular land...Read More

Runway closure: AAI mulls more chairs, self check counters, entry gates at Ahmedabad airport

February 28, 2018
Runway closure: AAI mulls more chairs, self check counters, entry gates at Ahmedabad airport

Ahmedabad: As reported earlier, the Ahmedabad airport runway will be closed during 9 am to 7 pm for resurfacing work between 1st March and 15th April following which all flights will operate early in the morning or late in the evening during this period. The Airport Authority of India(AAI) is mulling 13 new self checking counters, additional entry gates in domestic terminal, more chairs in sitting area to accommodate the extra rush during mornings and evenings. AAI had spent Rs 29 crore about on...Read More

Ahmedabad Airport likely to shut for air traffic between 10 am – 7 pm for one and half month

February 14, 2018

Ahmedabad: Repair and maintenance work of runaway at Sardar Patel International Airport here will commence later this month. The task will be taken up in two phases. The first phase will start from next Friday and continue till February 28. The second phase, involving re-carpeting of the runway, will begin on March 1 and continue till April 15. During the second phase, flight operations will be suspended from 10 am to 7 pm period. The airport authority has already conveyed the schedule...Read More

Air Odisha set to launch flights connecting Ahmedabad to Mundra, Jamnagar and Diu this month

February 14, 2018

Ahmedabad: Private non-schedule air operator Air Odisha has been granted flying permit to launch operations of scheduled flights from February 17th. Air Odisha will start its operation with launch of Ahmedabad - Mundra and Ahmedabad - Jamnagar flights using a 19-seater Beechcraft B-1900D planes. While Ahmedabad to Mundra and Jamnagar flights will be launched by Gujarat Chief Minister, the other fliht connecting Ahmedabad to Diu is likely to be launched by the Prime Minister on February 25. Air O...Read More

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