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Chennai-Salem-Chennai Flight Service Restored

Since most of the Salemites doesn’t aware, we bring to your notice about the resumption of the Chennai-Salem-Chennai flight service by Kingfisher Airlines. The service was restored from 27th March 2011. The flight timings are remain same. Flight No: IT4737 Chennai to Salem Dep: 2:50PM Arv: 3.50pm Flight No: IT4738 Salem to Chennai Dep: 4:20pm […]

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Plea to Resume Salem – Chennai Flight Service

Industrialists, businessmen and the general public here have urged Kingfisher Airlines, which operated a lone flight to this Tier-II city in the Chennai-Salem-Chennai sector till recently, to resume their operations to Salem with immediate effect. The private carrier quietly withdrew its services in November last without even informing its regular fliers, thus causing widespread resentment […]

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Roadblock on Salem Airport Expansion Project

Photo: E. Lakshmi Narayanan The land acquisition for the expansion of Salem Airport has hit a roadblock. Though Deputy Chief Minister M. K. Stalin has assured that State would extend all possible help to the Civil Aviation Ministry in acquiring the required land for the expansion, the district administration has found itself in a spot […]

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Land Acquisition for Salem Airport Expansion Begins- Deputy CM

Deputy Chief Minister M.K. Stalin receiving a representation from CII Tamil Nadu State Council Chairperson Nandini Rangaswamy at an interaction held in Erode on Sunday. — PHOTO: M.GOVARTHAN The government has given its nod for acquisition of 563 acres for expansion of Salem Airport, Deputy Chief Minister M.K. Stalin has said. “We have accepted the […]

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Cargo Services by KF Flight from Salem Airport

The Kingfisher Airlines, which is operating the passenger service from Salem to Chennai has now started the cargo services from Septemper 4th 2010. The cargo services will be handled by the same ATR craft which is used for Passenger service. Upto 1000kg of cargo can be handled by this aircraft to and from per day. […]

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Deputy CM arrives in Salem Airport

TN Deputy CM Thiru.M.K.Stalin used the Chennai – Salem Kingfisher air service and arrived at Salem airport yesterday to attend various functions in Erode District.

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Air India shown interest to start service from Salem AP

Another good news for Salemites on Salem Airport: Soon Salem AP will be added in Air India’s network, as confirmed by Air India’s Southern Region Director Mr. Sunil Kissan. The company is showing interest to start its service from Salem. Once Air India procure small aircraft’s, the company will consider Salem Airport  & Tuticorin Airport […]

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Salem Airport an Ideal Training Center for Pilots

Photo: E. Lakshmi Narayanan Salem airport is emerging as an ideal training centre for commercial pilots. Two leading academies have already begun preliminary operations of training their candidates. The two academies – Southern Pilot Training Academy, Salem in association with a Bhopal-based institute and another one from Chennai – have started setting up their facilities, […]

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Helicopter Service PLanned for Salem

A Bangalore-based private helicopter firm, which finds Salem a viable place for operating its services to tap the tourist potential in Yercaud town is looking out for 5000 square feet of vacant land adjacent to city for its landing and take-off. The copter firm, which is in touch with the Salem-Dharmapuri Chamber of Commerce, has […]

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Salem Emerges as Cargo Hub

As traffic snarls and stiff land prices have rendered Bangalore a non-viable centre, especially for handing air freight, many leading cargo movers and logistics operators have started eyeing the vast tracts of barren lands that abut the four-lane National Highways connecting the Salem Airport with Bangalore city in well under three hours’ drive. The Airport […]

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