Articles tagged under: Ahmedabad Airport

Passengers stranded at Ahmedabad airport as Spicejet cancels flight to Jodhpur

December 31, 2018
Passengers stranded at Ahmedabad airport as Spicejet cancels flight to Jodhpur

Ahmedabad: Dozens of passengers were stranded at Ahmedabad airport due to delay and eventually cancellation of flight to Jodhpur on Monday. The passengers of Spicejet flight SG 2976 to Jodhpur were scheduled to leave for Jodhpur at 10.40 am. However, at around 11.00 am they were told that their flight was delayed. After long wait at around 1.00 pm the passengers were told that the flight was further delayed due to operational reasons. At 2.30 pm the passengers were told that another aircraft...Read More

Man from Karnataka going to Qatar held at Ahmedabad airport for carrying Charas

December 28, 2018
Man from Karnataka going to Qatar held at Ahmedabad airport for carrying Charas

Ahmedabad: A man from Karnataka was today arrested at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport here for carrying Charas in his luggage. Police said that the man hailing from Shimoga district in Karnataka was going to Qatar and had come here in a flight from Bengaluru to board a connecting flight to the gulf country. The CISF team during search found a total of 1.5 kg charas hidden in his bag in three packets. He was handed over to the Narcotics Control Bureau here for f...Read More

Flights connecting Ahmedabad to Porbandar and Jaisalmer from today

December 19, 2018
Flights connecting Ahmedabad to Porbandar and Jaisalmer from today

Ahmedabad: New flights connecting Ahnedabad to Porbandar and Jaisalmer are starting today, said Trujet CCO. The flights will be operated every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. A 72- seat plane service has been started under Central Govt schene UDAN. DeshGujaratRead More

Car bangs the international terminal in Ahmedabad, driver slapped with heavy fine

December 11, 2018
Car bangs the international terminal in Ahmedabad, driver slapped with heavy fine

Ahmedabad: A driver of Maruti Eco car who banged the car in reverse gear into the gate of international terminal of Sardar Patel airport here on Tuesday was slapped with Rs. 80,000 fine by the Airport Authority of India(AAI). DeshGujaratRead More

Akshardham temple terror attack accused nabbed from SVPI Airport in Gujarat

November 26, 2018
Akshardham temple terror attack accused nabbed from SVPI Airport in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: One of the accused of the deadly terror attack on Akshardham temple in Gandhinagar in September 2002, was nabbed today from the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport here today, police said. ACP Crime Branch B B Gohil said that Mohamed Farukh Shaikh (47), who had fled from the country after the incident was settled in Riyadh in Saudi Arabia since 1994 and was run for past 16 years. He had returned Gujarat to meet family members and based on a tip off he was arrested ...Read More

Aircraft stuck up due to technical snag, Runway of Ahmedabad Airport closed for an hour, some incoming flights diverted, departures delayed

November 22, 2018
Aircraft stuck up due to technical snag, Runway of Ahmedabad Airport closed for an hour, some incoming flights diverted, departures delayed

Ahmedabad: The runway of the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International airport here remained closed for almost an hour today as an aircraft was stuck up due to technical snag. Airport Director Manoj Gangal said that AAI calibration Aircraft while taking off, from Ahmedabad Airport reported steering wheel jammed. Keeping aircraft safety requirements in to consideration, landing of 4 flights were diverted. Diverted flights 1. Go Air Chennai - Ahmedabad to Vadodara 2. Vistara Delhi- Ahme...Read More

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

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