Sunday, May 13, 2018

Indigo to launch flight services from Surat in next couple of months

Surat: After budget carrier AirAsia India, Indigo is all set to launch its flight services from the Diamond City in the next couple of months.
The private airline has submitted an application to the Airports Authority of India (AAI) for space allotment at Surat airport to carry out operations. Also, the airline is believed to have started recruitment of ground staff for handling flight operations at the airport.

Sources said senior airline officials have visited the Diamond City on three occasions and that they seem to have finalized their plan to connect Surat with other sectors. The airline plans to connect Surat with Jaipur, Amritsar, Goa, Chennai, Hyderabad and other destinations.
‘We Work For A Working Airport At Surat’ member (WWWAS) Sanjay Jain said, “Our group members were in constant touch with Indigo officials for the last one year. We have submitted a detailed presentation on air traffic potential to various destinations from Surat. The Indigo management is convinced and they have shown their willingness to operate from Surat. The airline has started recruiting ground staff and they have asked for office space at Surat airport.”
13/05/18 Times of India