TruJet

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TruJet
TruJet logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
2T [1] TRJ[1] TRUJET [2]
Founded14 March 2013
Commenced operations12 July 2015
HubsRajiv Gandhi International Airport (Hyderabad)
Secondary hubs
Fleet size5
Company sloganTruly Friendly
Parent companyTurbo Megha Airways Pvt. Ltd.[5]
HeadquartersHyderabad, Telangana, India
Key people
  • Colonel LSN Murty (Retd.) (CEO)[6]

Websitewww.trujet.com

TruJet is an Indian regional airline based at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad.

History[edit]

The airline obtained a No Objection Certificate from the Ministry of Civil Aviation on 21 July 2014,[7] it is promoted by Turbo Megha Airways Pvt Ltd jointly[5][8] and adopted the brand name TruJet in February 2015.[9][10] TruJet has been established as a low-cost carrier providing connectivity between Tier-2 cities using ATR 72 aircraft,[11] it appeals to middle class travellers and pilgrims.[12] TruJet received its air operator's certificate from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation on 7 July 2015;[13] the airline commenced operations on 12 July with a flight from its Hyderabad hub to Tirupati.[14][12]

Destinations[edit]

As of May 2019, TruJet flies to the following destinations:[15][16]

State Destination Airport Notes
Madhya Pradesh Indore Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport
Rajasthan Jaisalmer Jaisalmer Airport
Andhra Pradesh Kadapa Kadapa Airport
Rajahmundry Rajahmundry Airport
Tirupati Tirupati Airport
Vijayawada Vijayawada Airport
Goa Vasco da Gama Goa International Airport
Gujarat Ahmedabad Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport Hub
Kandla Kandla Airport
Porbandar Porbandar Airport
Karnataka Bangalore Kempegowda International Airport
Belgaum Belgaum Airport
Bellary Jindal Vijaynagar Airport
Mysuru Mysore Airport
Maharashtra Aurangabad Aurangabad Airport
Jalgaon Jalgaon Airport
Kolhapur Kolhapur Airport
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
Nanded Nanded Airport
Nashik Nashik Airport
Tamil Nadu Chennai Chennai International Airport Hub
Salem Salem Airport
Telangana Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi International Airport Hub

Fleet[edit]

As of August 2019, TruJet operates the following aircraft:[11][17]

TruJet fleet
Aircraft In service Orders Passengers Notes
ATR 72-500 3 5 72
ATR 72-600 2 70 [18]
Total 5 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "TruJet". ch-aviation. Retrieved 25 February 2017.
  2. ^ "JO 7340.2G Contractions" (PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. 5 January 2017. p. 3–1–101. Retrieved 8 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Trujet dismisses disruption of services as minor glitch, says will add two new bases | Hyderabad News - Times of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 14 August 2019. Retrieved 26 August 2019.
  4. ^ Comments (12 July 2019). "Trujet to double fleet, takes it to 10 ATRs; adds 10 more destinations by end of 2019". The Hindu BusinessLine. Retrieved 26 August 2019.
  5. ^ a b "Trujet to add three more aircraft, will invest Rs 500 crore". Deccan Chronicle. 11 July 2015.
  6. ^ "Shortage of pilots". Business line. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  7. ^ Krishnamoorthy, Suresh (22 July 2014). "Ramcharan Tej forays into airline biz". The Hindu. Retrieved 22 July 2016.
  8. ^ "TURBO MEGHA AIRWAYS PRIVATE LIMITED - Company, directors and contact details - Zauba Corp". www.zaubacorp.com.
  9. ^ "India's Turbo Megha Airways to become TruJet on launch". ch-aviation. 23 February 2015. Retrieved 22 July 2016.
  10. ^ Kesireddy, Raji (19 February 2015). "Turbo Megha Airways may start regional airline TruJet in 2 months, post final approval". The Economic Times. Retrieved 22 July 2016.
  11. ^ a b T. E., Narasimhan (29 July 2015). "Trujet builds a budget brand". Business Standard. Retrieved 22 July 2016.
  12. ^ a b Reddy, U. Sudhakar (14 February 2015). "Ram Charan's airlines to start services from April". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 22 July 2016.
  13. ^ "With DGCA nod, Trujet becomes the latest to enter domestic skies". The Indian Express. 8 July 2015. Retrieved 22 July 2016.
  14. ^ "India's TruJet commences operations". ch-aviation. 14 July 2015. Retrieved 22 July 2016.
  15. ^ "By 2020, Nashik likely to be one of India's busiest airports". Freepressjournal : Latest Indian news,Live updates. 19 January 2019. Retrieved 22 January 2019.
  16. ^ "Route map". TruJet. Retrieved 9 September 2017.
  17. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2019 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2019): 16.
  18. ^ "Trujet introduces its first brand new ATR 72-600" (Press release). ATR. 23 December 2016. Retrieved 25 December 2016.

External links[edit]

Media related to TruJet at Wikimedia Commons

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