The Airport Director, The Honble Member of Parliament, Visakhapatnam (LS), The members of AP chambers of commerce and industry, Tour &Travel Association of Andhra and Air Travellers Association of Andhra met with the leading Airline heads of Spice jet and Air Asia.
We requested that airlines should park their flights in the parking bays for overnight parking to help early morning flights and late night flights from Vizag.
Air port director Shri Srinivas garu said that peak hour moments from Vizag can now be increased by 30% due to addition of new n5 taxi track. He requested the airlines to start more services from airport.
He also promised to make the new terminal building available for operations by year end.
Honorable MP Shri MVV Satyanarayana garu, said that he will take up the issue of starting dedicated cargo flights by convening a meeting with leading cargo Handling agents and pharma companies this month itself.
He requested the airlines to start flights to Vijayawada, Tirupathi and additional flights to major metros soon.
He requested air Asia and spice jet to start international services to Dubai and Thailand soon.
They responded positively.
He promised full cooperation and help both with state government and coordination with central government to facilitate better connections from Visakhapatnam.
South India head of Air Asia – Shri Praveen, and AP & Telangana head Shri Sai Kumar – along with National head of Spice jet Shri Debajith and AP & Telangana head Shri Kishore participated and promised full support.
Spice jet informed that the MAX Boeing 737 flights which were grounded earlier are now back in action and additional flights can now be easily added.
They promised to immediately look into reviving the cargo flight also soon.
The president of AP Chambers Shri P. Krishna prasad along with his senior team and President of Air Travellers Association of AP -Shri Kumar Raja and Airport advisory members Shri Naresh Kumar and Vijaymohan of Tour & Travel association gave valuable suggestions to make Visakhapatnam airport quickly increase flights.
The meeting was held in Bestwestin on 21.9.20. between 2.45 pm to 4.45 pm .