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

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

HistoryEdit

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]

DestinationsEdit

FleetEdit

As of August 2018, 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 15

ReferencesEdit

  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. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  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 2018 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2018): 16.
  18. ^ "Trujet introduces its first brand new ATR 72-600" (Press release). ATR. 23 December 2016. Retrieved 25 December 2016.

External linksEdit

  Media related to TruJet at Wikimedia Commons

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