Articles tagged under: Ahmedabad Airport

SVPI Airport in Gujarat wins three international awards

March 16, 2019
SVPI Airport in Gujarat wins three international awards

Ahmedabad: SVPI Airport, Ahmedabad has earned three International ACI-ASQ awards in the category of 5 to 15 million passengers per annum. The passengers have spoken and recognized the successful efforts of SVPI Airport in providing a superior customer experience. Airport Council International (ACI) is an independent agency that carries out international bench marking of airports through its participative program Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Survey measuring passengers satisfaction across 37 ...Read More

Adani wins bid to operate and upgrade 5 airports including SVPI Ahmedabad

February 25, 2019
Adani wins bid to operate and upgrade 5 airports including SVPI Ahmedabad

Gandhinagar: Adani Group has won bid to upgrade and operate 5 airports and development of additional air-side terminals, city-side and land-side infrastructure for a period of 50 years. The airports are under the Airport Authority of India (AAI) . They are at Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Lucknow, Trivandrum and Mangalore. Bid for Guwahati airport likely to open tomorrow. Apart of Adani Enterprises. The winning bid was decided on the basis of the highest monthly per-passenger fee offered by bider to AAI....Read More

New, better parking charge policy at Ahmedabad airport from next week

February 21, 2019
New, better parking charge policy at Ahmedabad airport from next week

Ahmedabad: Vehicles accessing the Ahmedabad airport to drop and receive the passengers at present pay heavy charge for presence beyond 12 minutes. The Airport Authority of India(AAI) has now decided to introduce the changes in this system with effect from 1st March. From the first week of March, only commercial vehicles will need to pay Rs. 50 as access charge in arrival area. Commercial vehicles are exempted from charges in departure area. For non-commercial vehicles, access to drop and rece...Read More

Go Air Flight to Kolkata with 185 on board makes emergency landing at SVPI airport in Ahmedabad

February 06, 2019
Go Air Flight to Kolkata with 185 on board makes emergency landing at SVPI airport in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: A flight of private airliner Go Air made an emergency landing at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport here today within an hour after its take off for Kolkata with 185 people including crew on board. Airport Director Manoj Gangal informed that Go Airways flight G8-532 with A320 aircraft, departed from Ahmedabad at 05:59 IST for Kolkata. At 06:15 IST while at 150 km from Ahmedabad, the pilot requested Ahmedabd ATC to permit it to return to Ahmedabad due technica...Read More

Bomb threat call for SVPI Airport Ahmedabad turns out to be hoax, no flight affected

February 03, 2019
Bomb threat call for SVPI Airport Ahmedabad turns out to be hoax, no flight affected

Ahmedabad: The information received from Public Sector Airliner Air India's Mumbai office regarding bomb in the internation terminal of the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport here turned out to be false. According to a statement issued here by the Airport the hoax call about a bomb in the T 2 of SVPI airport Ahmedabad was received by the Air India Mumbai office at around 330am. It was immediately passed here. Soon after the Bomb Threat Assessment Committee swung ...Read More

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