TruJet has once again missed its target to start flights from Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport. The Hyderabad based regional airlines was supposed to start flight service in June.
However, due to some reasons it pushed the date of re-entering Nagpur to July 2. Later, the date was postponed to July 10. However, it again failed to start its flights. Sources said, the airlines have not received the ATR-72 aircraft.
According to sources, TruJet has entered into agreements which will enable the airline to double its fleet to 10 ATR-72 aircraft by the end of 2019. Starting with two ATR-72 aircraft in July 2015, TruJet now operates 5 ATR-72 aircraft in its fleet and connects 20 destinations in India. It is waiting for new aircraft to expand its operation.
TruJet (Turbo Megha Airways Private Limited) started its operations in July 2015 and now flies to 20 destinations and operates over 300 flights per week. With Hyderabad and Ahmedabad as its key hubs, TruJet connects various cities including Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Goa, Aurangabad, Vijaywada, Rajamundhry, Tirupati, Kadapa, Salem, Vidyanagar, Mysuru, Nanded, Porbandar, Nashik, Kandla, Jaisalmer, and Indore.
TruJet is the first airline in India to have started operations to all the routes under UDAN 1 and 2 and now has plans to start more routes which were allotted under UDAN 3. After adding new ATR-72 aircraft in its fleet, the airlines would start operations from Nagpur. Sources said, it would start direct flights between Nagpur and Ahmedabad.
It will depart from Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport Nagpur at 7 pm daily and at 5 pm from Ahmedabad. TruJet has already got permission for the night parking facility on Nagpur airport. It will be the third airline which will have the night parking facility here.