|Monday, July 23, 2012, 15:00 Hrs [IST]|
IndiGo looking to fly to Surat from August 2012
Looking at the success of the Spice Jet operations from the city, low cost carrier IndiGo is likely to commence operations from Surat by August-end 2012. "They have placed an emergency ladder at the airport for landing of the flights that can't land in Mumbai due to some emergency or other," said an officer at Surat airport. Emergency ladders are an indication that private airline is gearing up to start operations from here.
An official from Indigo said, "We are ready for Surat and awaiting for an official confirmation from Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). We can announce the schedules only after that."
Speaking to the Times of India, Paresh Patel, President of the South Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industries (SGCCI) said, "Officials from Indigo have completed all the formalities and are waiting for the final approval from New Delhi."
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