Articles tagged under: Ahmedabad Airport

Wrong information provided to Rajya Sabha, Ahmedabad airport renamed under my Chief Ministership only: Shankersinh

November 04, 2018
Wrong information provided to Rajya Sabha, Ahmedabad airport renamed under my Chief Ministership only: Shankersinh

Gandhinagar: Former Chief Minister and senior leader Shankersinh Vaghela today said the the information provided to Rajya Sabha that international airport in Ahmedabad was named after Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel named under Atal Bihari Vajpayee as Prime Minister and Keshubhai Patel as Chief Minister was wrong. Prior to unveiling of Sardar Patel's 'Statue of Unity' by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Shankersinh Vaghela had told media persons that Ahmedabad airport was named after Sardar Patel duri...Read More

Ahmedabad airport gets Plaza Premium Lounge facility

October 30, 2018
Ahmedabad airport gets Plaza Premium Lounge facility

Ahmedabad: Sardar Patel international airport here will have Plaza Premium Lounge, world's largest lounge network facility. This announcement was made by airport director Manoj Gangal and Founder and CEO of Plaza Premium Lounge Mr. Song Hoi-see. According to them, Plaza lounge will offer facilities such as wifi, charging station, international newspapers and magazine, tasty food, shower, seated massage chair and everything needed to refresh and relax before take off and during transit journey...Read More

Passengers sit on dharna at departure terminal of Ahmedabad airport protesting delay in flight

October 22, 2018
Passengers sit on dharna at departure terminal of Ahmedabad airport protesting delay in flight

Ahmedabad: Go Air Ahmedabad to Chennai flight G8 - 912 was last night delayed for over 8 to 9 hours.The flight was scheduled to take off at 10.30 pm. It could however left for Chennai only little before 8.00 am (as per flightstatus 7.45 am). The flight will reach Chennai post 1o.00 pm instead of scheduled time of 1.00 am. There were around 140 passengers aboard including women, senior citizens and children. They had to spend night at departure terminal. Passengers on social media platforms i...Read More

Garba flash mob welcomes passengers at international terminal of Ahmedabad airport

October 16, 2018

Ahmedabad: And the latest venue to host Navratri Garba in Gujarat has been the international airport. Yes you heard it right. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport(SVPI) in Ahmedabad welcomed the passengers at its international terminal with live Garba performance which was joined by staffers of various airlines and also professional Garba dancers. Flash mob type performances were also joined by some passengers. Performances were organized just before departure and after arrival to mark...Read More

AI flight to Newark via London with 130 passengers on board grounded at Ahmedabad Airport

October 15, 2018
AI flight to Newark via London with 130 passengers on board grounded at Ahmedabad Airport

Ahmedabad: The Air Indian Flight to Newark via London from Mumbai with 130 passengers on board has been grounded at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport here since landing early morning due to technical snags, Airport Director Manoj Gangal said today. The flight has been rescheduled to fly for London from here at 0635 hrs tomorrow. 'Air India, flight AI031/172, Boeing 788, Mumbai- Ahmedabad-London-Newark, landed at Ahmedabad at 04:50 IST. After landing, the a...Read More

Mumbai – Ahmedabad Indigo flight suffers tyre burst; all passenger safe

September 19, 2018
Mumbai – Ahmedabad Indigo flight suffers tyre burst; all passenger safe

Mumbai: Ahmedabad bound Indigo airlines flight 6E361 suffered tyre burst while taking off from Mumbai airport on Wednesday evening. The flight made emergency landing at Ahmedabad airport. All 185 passengers aboard were deplaned safely. The flight landed safely at Ahmedabad airport at 7.21 pm.After arrival at Ahmedabad, a tyre decapping with full tyre pressure intact was observed. The aircraft was later towed to parking bay of Ahmedabad airport and parked for a detailed inspection. The wheel ...Read More

African national with plastic balls containing cocaine in his stomach nabbed at SVPI Airport

August 21, 2018
African national with plastic balls containing cocaine in his stomach nabbed at SVPI Airport

Ahmedabad: An African national (resident of West African Country Côte d'Ivoire) who had hidden plastic coated ball containing cocaine in his stomach has been nabbed from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel international airport here today. Airport Police station PI N N Parmar said that 29 year old Johou Alaxis was caught by CISF while he was going to board Ahmedabad-Mumbai Jetlite flight number S2315. During body scan sound of bip was heard when the scanner was put around his b...Read More

Loader, carrier held at Ahmedabad airport for smuggling of gold

August 08, 2018
Loader, carrier held at Ahmedabad airport for smuggling of gold

Ahmedabad: A carrier from Mumbai who is identified as Shahrukh has been nabbed at Ahmedabad airport for smuggling of one and half kg gold. Air Intelligence Unit(AIU) of Customs department early in the morning today stopped one loader Vrushabh who works in a private company - Arun Aviation. Rushabh was trying to bypass the customs channel with luggage of one passenger Shahrukh. When stopped and checked, one and half kg gold worth Rs 45 lakh was found inside luggage. Shahrukh and Vrushabh are...Read More

SVPI Airport Police Station starts functioning in Ahmedabad

July 18, 2018
SVPI Airport Police Station starts functioning in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: Minister of State for Home Pradipsinh Jadeja today inaugurated a new police station dedicated exclusively to the Ahmedabad airport area in the city. The new police station at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport has become 53rd police station of city. Earlier, the airport area was under Sardarnagar police station which is located 6 kilometers away from the airport premises. The new police station will also be in charge of controlling and monitoring the traffic inside and...Read More

Saudi Airlines plane going to Dhaka from Riyadh make emergency landing in Ahmedabad

July 16, 2018
Saudi Airlines plane going to Dhaka from Riyadh make emergency landing in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: An aircraft of Saudi Airlines going to Dhaka in Bangladesh from Riyadh in Saudi Arabia had to make emergency landing at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport here tonight. The plane landed here due to a medical emergency. Airport Director Manoj Gangal said, ' Saudia Airline flight SV804 from Riyadh to Dhaka requested Ahmedabad ATC for diversion to Ahmedabad as a passenger named Nazir Ahmed Runa, Male, 38 yrs was unconscious. Diversion was immediately app...Read More

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