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Salem- Chennai Flight Service Started!

Salem is now on the aviation map. Yes it is a dream come true for all Salem People.

Kingfisher Airlines, today landed its first commercial service flight in Salem Airport.

It was a huge crowd which gathered in Salem Airport to make this moment a great event.

Highlights of the Inaugural Flight Service:

*100′s of people were present to see the inagural flight.

*Cultural Shows were Organised.

*Salem Striking force police were deployed for the Airport security on Inagural Day.

*The Aircraft landed from North Side of the Runway.

* Two members from our’s SCIDSF Forum was on this inaugural flight along with Salem Ex MP Thangabalu.

*The aircraft carried SIMPLY DECCAN livery, however the Simplify Deccan Brand is now called as KINGFISHER RED service

*Passengers from the first flight were greeted with flower bouquet.

*Inaugural function started, several VIP’s like Minister Veerpandi Arumugam and Former Salem MP Thangabalu, Dheeraj Lal, Valliappa, Salem Collector were present and addressed to public.

* Buses  now started servicing up to the Termianl holding the board “Salem Airport”-From Old&Central Bus Stand.

* Its been widely talked among the crowd that soon they will start using the flight service as it more affordable and quickest transport to Chennai. Few were saying that KF should reduce the flight fares further.

* Photos & Videos were not allowed inside the airport however we could see people doing that.

*Later at 4:30 pm the Aircraft left with Passengers bound to Chennai

Information from KF Officials:

-The Inagural flight from Chennai carried 48 passengers on 72 seater aircraft

-The Return flight from Salem carried 71 passengers.

As per the information gave by Passengers of first flight, The Flight left Chennai Airport On-Time. They were able to Spot Mettur Dam from the Air, As the flight landed from north side of the Runway, passengers were unable to get the Air view of Salem City, and they were disappointed on it.

SalemJilla Team, From Salem Airport


3 Responses to “Salem- Chennai Flight Service Started!”

  1. Hi,the message is gr8.
    Proud that salem is given a bigger picture.


  2. It is good that the flight services to salem are extended to atleast to some other important cities like Bagalore, Mumbai, Delhi etc.

  3. yes,a daily flight to mumbai would be a great convenience for the business community of not only salem dt,but also the business men of erode dt,dharmapuri dt.hope we will soon get a salem-mumbai daily service.

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