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PostPosted: Mon Jul 25, 2016 6:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks like this airline is not gonna last long, too much overcapacity and less demand.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://www.india.com/business/trujet-announces-non-stop-hyderabad-kochi-flight-1622637/

Trujet announces non-stop Hyderabad-Kochi flight

October 30, 2016

Trujet today announced a new non-stop flight from Hyderabad to Kochi from November 20 to January 18, especially for the devotees going to Sabarimala in Kerala. The special flight, targeted at pilgrims visiting Sabarimala which houses the famous hill top temple devoted to Lord Ayyappa in Pathanamthitta district will operate daily.

“We are proud to offer Sabarimala special flights between Hyderabad and Kochi. After Tirupati (AP), Shirdi (Maharashtra), Sabarimala is in line with our network strategy of offering smooth connectivity to various pilgrimages. The schedule will ensure optimum utilisation of our guests’ precious time even as they can minimise their hotel costs,” MD of Turbo Megha Airways Pvt Ltd Vankayalapati Umesh said.

“We also take care of last mile connectivity by providing Kochi airport-Pamba bus service (on chargeable basis). We hope patrons will avail of this unique schedule in big numbers,” he said. The Kochi airport is located around 190 km from Sabarimala and Pamba is the main halting point on the way to the popular hill shrine, whose main pilgrimage season is from November to January.

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 16, 2016 9:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

TruJet adds Hyderabad – Kochi service from Nov 2016

Indian regional carrier TruJet later this week is launching new domestic service on Hyderabad – Kochi sector, which sees the airline operating night-time/red-eye service on this market.
From Hyderabad, first flight is scheduled on 20NOV16, using ATR72-500 aircraft.

2T108 HYD2230 – 0050COK AT7 D
2T109 COK0115 – 0335HYD AT7 D


Source: Airlineroute.net
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 17, 2016 1:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Saw an Ad for new Trujet flights from BLR to RJA and GOI.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 17, 2016 7:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

747-237 wrote:
TruJet adds Hyderabad – Kochi service from Nov 2016

Indian regional carrier TruJet later this week is launching new domestic service on Hyderabad – Kochi sector, which sees the airline operating night-time/red-eye service on this market.
From Hyderabad, first flight is scheduled on 20NOV16, using ATR72-500 aircraft.

2T108 HYD2230 – 0050COK AT7 D
2T109 COK0115 – 0335HYD AT7 D


Source: Airlineroute.net


Horrible timings. Why should anyone choose Trujet, this sector has 6 other nonstop flights at more decent timings. In addition, Trujet is known for its cancellations.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 17, 2016 10:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

iah87 wrote:
747-237 wrote:
TruJet adds Hyderabad – Kochi service from Nov 2016

Indian regional carrier TruJet later this week is launching new domestic service on Hyderabad – Kochi sector, which sees the airline operating night-time/red-eye service on this market.
From Hyderabad, first flight is scheduled on 20NOV16, using ATR72-500 aircraft.

2T108 HYD2230 – 0050COK AT7 D
2T109 COK0115 – 0335HYD AT7 D


Source: Airlineroute.net


Horrible timings. Why should anyone choose Trujet, this sector has 6 other nonstop flights at more decent timings. In addition, Trujet is known for its cancellations.


Its a Sabarimala season special. They offer a bus service to Sabarimala (on payment basis) as well. It should click if they keep the promise of the connection service.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2016 6:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

TruJet has added an ATR72-600 to the fleet today, as VT-TMC.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Trujet commences its first set of UDAN routes starting 27APR

1 daily Hyderabad-Kadapa

2T421 HYD1040 - 1145CDP AT7 x234
2T421 HYD1510 - 1615CDP AT7 234

2T422 CDP1210 - 1315HYD AT7 x234
2T422 CDP1640 - 1745HYD AT7 234

1 daily Hyderabad-Nanded-Mumbai

2T411 HYD0925 - 1020NDC1045 - 1205BOM AT7 D

2T412 BOM1245 - 1405NDC1430 - 1525HYD AT7 D

Under the RCS routes awarded by MoCA - trujet also plans to commence the following -

* Kadapa - Vijayawada/Chennai (possibly by September 2017)
* Bidar - Bengaluru (approval awaited)
* Vidyanagar (Ballari/Bellary) - Hyderabad/Bengaluru (possibly by June 2017)
* Mysore - Chennai (possibly by September 2017)
* Hosur - Chennai (approval awaited)
* Salem - Chennai (possibly by September 2017)
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PostPosted: Thu May 18, 2017 6:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/brandwire/trujet-first-to-get-clearance-under-udan-scheme/articleshow/58722461.cms

Trujet first to get clearance under UDAN Scheme

May 17, 2017

Trujet Airways on Wednesday received the Air Operator Certificate (AOC) from India's aviation regulator Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) allowing it to expand flight services to all metros in the country, the company said in a statement.

It is also the first airline operator in India to be awarded Scheduled Commercial Operator (SCO) permit and can now connect Nanded to Mumbai, Hyderabad to Nanded and Hyderabad to Cuddapah under Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN) scheme.

Vankayalapati Umesh, managing director, Turbo Megha Airways, promoter of Trujet, said “We will now connect the underserved cities with the big metros and contribute towards the overall economic growth. We are very hopeful that the response will exceed our expectations”.

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PostPosted: Thu May 18, 2017 12:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Has Trujet cut down services to BLR? Their GOI and RJA flights have been regularly cancelled for the last few days.
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PostPosted: Tue May 30, 2017 9:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

TrueJet will acquire two ATR 72-500 and one ATR 72-600 aircraft in the coming month to expand its fleet to seven ATR aircraft.

http://www.financialexpress.com/industry/udan-truejet-alliance-air-set-to-spread-wings-check-out-the-fares-structure/692118/
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 23, 2017 7:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It seems one of them has already arrived

TruJet ATR72 VT-TMU Bangalore (BLR/VOBL) by Nitin, on Flickr

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

https://telanganatoday.com/trujet-operate-18-routes-centres-udan-scheme

Trujet to operate in 18 routes under Centre’s UDAN scheme

20th Aug 2017

Under UDAN, the company has obtained licence to operate in 18 routes providing the opportunity to expand its operations across India by adding routes such as Bidar, Mysore, Salem, Hosur and Vidyanagar.

It currently operates four ATR72-600 aircraft with the fifth aircraft about to be added to its fleet by the first week of September. By the 2019, the company will have 15 aircraft in its fleet.

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 20, 2017 12:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I had feared the worst for this airline. Looks like they are doing ok. Touchwood!

But going from 5 to 15 planes in little more than a year is an overkill methinks. I hope they have got their plans in place.

Would be sad if they went the Air Costa way.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 6:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I flew them recently from HYD to Tirupati and back, and they were nearly full both way. Prices were lower than Spicejet and Air India and but not that cheap. They do offer a snack on the plane.

Still going from 5 to 15 is a concern as some of the routes may not have much traffic. For example on the same day I went to Tirupati they cancelled the HYD to RJA flight.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 02, 2017 6:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

trujet to commence 2 more UDAN routes effective 15SEP17

1 daily Hyderabad-Vidyanagar (Bellary) [unavailable for booking yet]

2T416 HYD0600 - 0705VDY AT7 D

2T417 VDY0730 - 0835HYD AT7 D

1 daily Chennai-Mysore

2T426 MAA1725 - 1840MYQ AT7 D

2T427 MYQ1905 - 2020MAA AT7 D
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