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
Hubs
Fleet size5
Company sloganTruly Friendly
Parent companyTurbo Megha Airways Pvt. Ltd.[3]
HeadquartersHyderabad, Telangana, India
Key people
  • Vankayalapati Umesh (Director)
  • Ram Charan (Director)
  • Colonel LSN Murty (Retd.) (CEO)[4]

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.[5] It is promoted by entrepreneur Vankayalapati Umesh and actor Ram Charan jointly[3][6] and adopted the brand name TruJet in February 2015.[7][8] TruJet has been established as a low-cost carrier providing connectivity between Tier-2 cities using ATR 72 aircraft.[9] It appeals to middle class travellers and pilgrims.[10] TruJet received its air operator's certificate from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation on 7 July 2015.[11] The airline commenced operations on 12 July with a flight from its Hyderabad hub to Tirupati.[12][10]

Destinations[edit]

As of April 2019, TruJet flies to the following destinations:[13][14]

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
Karnataka Mysuru Mysore Airport
Bellary Jindal Vijaynagar Airport
Bangalore Kempegowda International Airport
Maharashtra Aurangabad Aurangabad Airport
Jalgaon Jalgaon Airport
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
Nanded Nanded Airport
Nashik Nashik Airport
Tamil Nadu Chennai Chennai International Airport Hub
Coimbatore Coimbatore International Airport
Salem Salem Airport
Telangana Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi International Airport Hub
Gujarat Ahmedabad Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport
Porbandar Porbandar Airport

Fleet[edit]

As of April 2018, TruJet operates the following aircraft:[9][15]

TruJet fleet
Aircraft In service Orders Passengers Notes
ATR 72-500 3 72
ATR 72-600 2 2 70 [16]
Total 5 2

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. ^ a b "Trujet to add three more aircraft, will invest Rs 500 crore". Deccan Chronicle. 11 July 2015.
  4. ^ "Shortage of pilots". Business line. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  5. ^ Krishnamoorthy, Suresh (22 July 2014). "Ramcharan Tej forays into airline biz". The Hindu. Retrieved 22 July 2016.
  6. ^ "TURBO MEGHA AIRWAYS PRIVATE LIMITED - Company, directors and contact details - Zauba Corp". www.zaubacorp.com.
  7. ^ "India's Turbo Megha Airways to become TruJet on launch". ch-aviation. 23 February 2015. Retrieved 22 July 2016.
  8. ^ 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.
  9. ^ a b T. E., Narasimhan (29 July 2015). "Trujet builds a budget brand". Business Standard. Retrieved 22 July 2016.
  10. ^ a b Reddy, U. Sudhakar (14 February 2015). "Ram Charan's airlines to start services from April". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 22 July 2016.
  11. ^ "With DGCA nod, Trujet becomes the latest to enter domestic skies". The Indian Express. 8 July 2015. Retrieved 22 July 2016.
  12. ^ "India's TruJet commences operations". ch-aviation. 14 July 2015. Retrieved 22 July 2016.
  13. ^ "By 2020, Nashik likely to be one of India's busiest airports". Freepressjournal : Latest Indian news,Live updates. 2019-01-19. Retrieved 2019-01-22.
  14. ^ "Route map". TruJet. Retrieved 9 September 2017.
  15. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2017 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2017): 16. |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  16. ^ "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