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Mumbai, NFAPost: Star Air, an airlines company promoted by Ghodawat Enterprises Pvt. Ltd, started its operation from Surat, the second city in Gujarat after Ahmedabad.

The company launched non-stop flight services to Surat from Belagavi (Karnataka) and Ajmer (Rajasthan) under the popular RCS-UDAN scheme. Sanjay Ghodawat Group recently commenced its operations in the Silk City of India from 21st December 2020.

This service is one of its kind as it will help thousands to travel, conveniently and affordably between Belagavi-Surat-Ajmer (Kishangarh) region comfortably than ever before and help make their travel easier. 

Expressing happiness over the launch of new services, Sanjay Ghodawat Group Managing Director Shrenik Ghodawat said Belagavi-Surat-Ajmer (Kishangarh) flight services would be a very convenient option for frequent flyers.

“If you see, to cover a distance of over 1480 km between Belagavi and Ajmer, passengers will just need to spend 3 hours instead of the tedious and tiring 25 hours long commute required from other modes of transportation. Moreover, the travel time between Surat-Belagavi and Surat-Ajmer (Kishangarh) will be reduced to just 1 hour 20 min and thus it will provide great relief to countless people who fly between these cities frequently,” Shrenik Ghodawat.

The company launched the service at a privately held launching ceremonies at Ajmer (Kishangarh), Surat, and Belagavi airports. Thie event was held in a minimal scale keeping into account the COVID-19 guidelines in place. Many prominent dignitaries from various walks of lives graced these launch events and wished good luck to the airline.

It is interesting to note that, Star Air is getting a phenomenal response on this route since it broke the news of launching services in this sector. The company officials revealed that its inaugural flights got an overwhelming response from passengers as it registered a whopping 82% overall load factor.

Flight services on these routes will prove beneficial for millions living in and around Belagavi, Kolhapur, Sindhudurg, Sangli, Bagalkot, Gadag, Dharwad, Bijapur, Uttara Kannada, Nandurbar, Bharuch, Narmada, Navsari, Nagaur, Jaipur, Tonk, Bhilwara, and Pali districts of four Indian states. Furthermore, due to the proximity of Belagavi to Goa, people residing near the border areas of Goa will find it more convenient and affordable to travel to Surat & Ajmer (Kishangarh).

Star Air is already running Belagavi to Ajmer (Kishangarh) services via Ahmedabad and Indore locations. Surat is the third city from where Star Air is connecting Belagavi & Ajmer (Kishangarh). 

After commencing operations from Surat, Star Air is now serving passengers in 11 prominent Indian cities that include Ahmedabad, Ajmer (Kishangarh), Belagavi, Bengaluru, Delhi (Hindon), Kalaburagi, Indore, Mumbai, Surat, Tirupati, and Hubballi.

According to aviation analyst from Arvian Consulting, after running successful operations in Ahmedabad the company is going ahead with its plan to expand its wings further.

“Indian aviation sector is going through a tumultuous phase as major airlines are facing financial crisis and it further aggravated with the Covid-19 pandemic. Many airlines have grounded their operation and Star Air will have to learn from the mistakes and decision appropriately,” said an analyst working with Arvian Consulting.

Star Air is a scheduled commercial airline with an aim to connect real India. It is promoted by Ghodawat Enterprises Pvt. Ltd., which is the Aviation arm of strategically diversified Sanjay Ghodawat Group.

Over the past five years, we have made a best-in-class helicopter operator in India with an impeccable dedication to safety. Star Air is the latest offering of the group. An upcoming Airline with a firm proposal to connect the unconnected. The target routes are where passengers are currently suffering a lot of transit layover delays. The airline will provide a very reliable, safe and comfortable travel experience with direct connections.

Sanjay Ghodawat Group is a prominent Indian business conglomerate that has its presence in various high-value business verticals ranging from salt to software. Agro, Aviation, Consumer Products, Education, Energy, Energy O&M, Mining, Realty, Retail, Software, and Textile some of its key business domains.

The group was incepted in 1993 and since then it has witnessed impressive growth under the splendid stewardship of its Founder and Chairman Sanjay Ghodawat. With a strong base of millions of customers across India and an employee strength of over 10,000, SGG is moving ahead with great vigor and bringing significant changes in people’s lives with its wide range of high-quality products and services.

Star Air Belagavi Surat Launch 21st Dec 2020 (PRNewsfoto/Star Air)
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