HYDERABAD: City-based regional air carrier TruJet flagged off its first flight from Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) here Sunday. This is RGIA’s eighth domestic airline and connects Rajahmundry and Tirupati from the city.
P Ashok Gajapathi Raju, Civil Aviation Minister, K T Rama Rao, Minister for Panchayat Raj & IT, Bandaru Dattatreya, MoS (Independent Charge) Labour & Employment, Ram Charan Teja, actor and brand ambassador TruJet, flagged off the maiden flight.
According to TruJet, it will run additional season-specific special flights on Hyderabad-Rajahmundry-Hyderabad route from July 12-25. It will ramp up operations and connect Hyderabad to Aurangabad from July, 26.
“The new air service to Rajahmundry and Tirupati, especially during the auspicious occasion of Godavari Pushkaralu, will strengthen the South-central pilgrimage route from Hyderabad,” said SGK Kishore, CEO, GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL).
RGIA has been voted amongst the top three airports in the world (5 to 15 million passenger per annum category) for six consecutive years by Airport Council International for Airport Service Quality. “We are committed to work closely with TruJet, to ensure that we provide the best possible experience to our passengers and add new services in the near future,” Kishore said.