Andhra Pradesh chief minister N.Chandrababu Naidu does an airing favor to Tollywood star Chiranjeevi’s son Ram Charan Tej’s airlines TruJet, headquartered in Hyderabad.
Naidu is keen on increasing flights from AP to different destinations, has announced Viability Group Funding through which govt would pay service providers if the service providers face a loss. AP government has presently approved a payment of Rs.4.90 crore (6 months) to Trujet for running Vijayawada – Tirupati and Vijayawada – Kadapa services .
Trujet will allocate five seats on every flight on the two routes to the government, free of cost. Trujet is to run the ATR 72 model which has a seating capacity of 72. Trujet would have to run the service 672 times a year irrespective of occupancy.