The much awaited flight service between Belagavi and Chennai launched today. IndiGo airlines Operated it’s first flight between these cities.
IndiGo has deployed 78 seater ATR72-600 Aircraft for this sector, it will be operated three days a week.
A small event was organized by M/s. Indigo in close coordination with Belagavi Airport, AAI to commemorate its commissioning of Chennai sector from Belagavi Airport.
The event started with cutting of ribbon and lighting of sacred candle (diya) by Sh.Rajesh Kumar Maurya, Airport Director: Belagavi Airport, Sh. Rajesh Vijayakumar: ATM (Incharge), Sh. P.S. Desai: AGM (CNS), Sh. BG. Reddy: Terminal Manager, Sh. Irappa Wali: APSU-Security Head: KSISF, Sh. Nagesh. K, Station Manager: M/s. Indigo, Station Manager of all Airlines and other stakeholders. It was followed by cake cutting by Airport Director, Belagavi Airport
and First passenger of Chennai flight. Airport Director, Belagavi Airport congratulated to Station Manager M/s. Indigo and their entire team for commencing the Chennai sector. Airport Director, Belagavi Airport and Security Head, KSISF handed over the boarding passes to first passenger.
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It is 11th city connection from Belagavi Airport and 3rd city connection by M/s. Indigo Airlines. Now, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mysuru, Kadapa, Tirupati, Surat, Ahmedabad, Indore, Mumbai, Pune & Chennai by five Airlines i.e. M/s. Indigo, Alliance Air, Star Air, Spicejet & Trujet. Sh. T. Chandrasekhar: CNS Incharge, Civil Incharge, Fire Incharge, Terminal Head/Commercial Head other Station Managers of all Airlines and other Stakeholders were present in the above event.
Cultural programme & dance, greeting with folded hands in traditional dress to all departure passengers and arrival passengers performed by the students of PeopleTree Institute of Hotel & Event Management, Belagavi to celebrate the start of Chennai sector.
The representative of M/s. Indigo thanked to Airport Director, Belagavi Airport and entire team at Belagavi Airport. The water salute has been given to the Aircraft of M/s. Indigo on its first arrival at bay no. 2 by AAI Fire personnel.
The flight 6E-7131/7132 arrived from Chennai and departed to Chennai. The schedule arrival is 1025 Hrs and departure is 1055 Hrs. This sector will be operated thrice in a week i.e. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
Total in coming passengers was 29 and outgoing passenger were 31 out
of 78 seater aircraft for the inaugural flight. APD Rajesh Mourya assured that the load will improved in coming days.
Sh. Rajesh Kumar Maurya, Airport Director, Belagavi Airport, offered his gratitude to District Administration, Police Administration, Representative of Belagavi city, all citizens of Belagavi, Chamber of Commerce, Professional forum, Universities/Technical Institutes,
Commercial/Business/Industrial Institutes, all print media, electronic
media & social media.