Ahmedabad Folks, From Apr 20, Air India Flights To Operate From Terminal 1 Of AHM Airport

by Shreya Rathod
Ahmedabad Folks, From Apr 20, Air India Flights To Operate From Terminal 1 Of AHM Airport

If you are a frequent flyer from or to Ahmedabad, this news is an important one. The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, or Ahmedabad Airport, has issued a travel update regarding the Air India flights. Apparently, they will be operating from Terminal 1 of the airport. Read further to know the details of the Air India flights.

Air India Flights To Operate From Terminal 1

Recently, both Air India and Ahmedabad Airport tweeted a travel update for passengers. According to it, all Air India flights will be operating from Terminal 1 of the airport from April 20 2023.

According to the airport’s tweet, the authorities have requested that passengers check with the airlines before travelling. The airlines have around six flights flying to Pune, Mumbai and Delhi from Ahmedabad. They have even posted a detailed list of arrival and departure flight timings for them.

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Ahmedabad Airport Undergoing Renovation

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Credits: Wikimedia

This decision of shifting flight operation to Terminal 1 was taken due to the renovation of the airport. The work is expected to be completed by next year. According to the authorities, the airport is going under renovation to increase its passenger capacity. Moreover, they are planning on introducing certain upgradation in infrastructure at both domestic and international terminals.

The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport serves two cities — Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar. Also, it is one of the largest and busiest airports. In addition to this, there are four terminals — domestic, cargo, international and one extra for secondary traffic.

Terminal 1 has 32 check-in counters and is used for domestic flights. Moreover, it has a new Plaza Premium lounge that caters to Priority Pass and other select bank cards as well as some business class passengers. Whereas Terminal 2 is used for international flights and can accommodate around 1,600 passengers at a time.

In 2013–14, the airport handled 51,637 tonnes of cargo, which included gold and silver. There are domestic sources for 60% of the freight.

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So, Ahmedabad folks, if you are travelling by Air India, take note of this travel update. For further details, be sure to check the website.

Cover Image Courtesy: Wikimedia & Air India/ Twitter