Surat – the ninth largest city by population in India is all set to get international connectivity. The first flight will begin in wee hours of Tuesday with Air India Express connecting the diamond and textile town to Sharjah. The services begin on 16th February 2019. Air India Express flight IX-171 on Surat-Sharjah sector will … Continue reading Not just diamonds, passengers will also go international from Surat
The Suratis are rejoicing and for a reason! IndiGo – country’s leading airline by market share has announced flights to Surat connecting Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Jaipur effective 16th August 2018. This will make IndiGo the fourth scheduled airline at Surat which recently saw AirAsia India start services. Spicejet and Air India are the … Continue reading Kya Surat Hai! IndiGo to start Surat operations in August. Will there be a surprise?
Estimates suggest that eight out of ten diamonds polished worldwide are cut in Surat. Some of the biggest names in Petrochemicals – Essar, Reliance, Shell, ONGC have business in neighboring Hazira which houses a deep-water LNG terminal and over a quarter of the total fabric production in the country is around Surat but the city … Continue reading Is Surat the opportunity which airlines missed?
Airports Authority of India (AAI) which runs majority of the airports in the country and handles air traffic control at all airports in the country announces the air traffic numbers at the close of financial year (April to March) end in India. The international air traffic grew 6.1%, while the aircraft movements were up 3.4%. … Continue reading 2018-19: Top Airports in India
Of the few reasons I feel I should go back to working with an airline is the chance to fly often. A month is a long time to be away from flying and in this case it was two – so when I got a chance to go to Ahmedabad for work, I more than … Continue reading SloMo to Ahmedabad – on JET’s TURBOPROP
Visiting the flight simulators, being atop Marina Bay Sands, making some new friends and doing a lot of work and enjoying it too; the Singapore trip was coming to an end and it was time to head home – always a happy feeling when it’s back from a business trip. A day prior to my … Continue reading Time to Go Back Home! Singapore to Pune via Delhi on the Dreamliner
The day of departure I witnessed history unfold on 16th by being at home for most of the time where the opposition BJP routed the ruling Congress in the National elections. All I did related to the trip was to book a cab for the next day. Pune sadly remains out of radar of … Continue reading Crappy ground service at Pune – The singapore trip Part 2