Like Air Pegasus and Air costa, TruJet is also a regional airline which is based out of Hyderabad, India.
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Trujet is a subsidiary of Turbo aviation, which is an aircraft maintenance and ground handling services’ company, and has grown its operations significantly since last year. Trujet is a brand name of Turbo Megha airways, which has started its operations on 12 July 2015.
And its first flight was from Hyderabad to Tirupati. It currently covers seven destinations within India and has a fleet of three ATR 72-500 aircrafts.
Turbo Aviation started in 2003 manufacturing of ground support equipment. It also provides ground handling services to SpiceJet, spread across nine airports in southern India. Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) gave them their approval to start scheduled air services from July 2014. This company is highly promoted by Vankayalapati Umesh and Ram Charan.It has identified 18 tier-II city airports in South India for expansion of operations. In December 2014, Indian government gave the company permission to import two ATR aircraft so that they can qualify for an air operator’s permit. And on July 7 2015, the DGCA issued a Regional Airline Permit to the company. Two more ATR 72-500 will also join fleet by mid-2016 also. TruJet also has plans to add bigger aircraft for metro routes.