SHAMSHABAD AIRPORT

Hyderabad is a biggest IT hub of India and a good tourist destination. Keeping in mind, The importance of this city. It has a world class facilitated airport to make sure that it is well connected to the country and the world by air. Located at Shamshabad about 22 km south of Hyderabad, Rajiv Gandhi International Airport also known as Hyderabad International Airport or Sham Shabad Airport. Replaced the former Begumpet Airport. It is the one and only International Airport serving this beautiful Hyderabad City. Named after Rajiv Gandhi, the former Prime Minister of India, by the Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S.Rajasekhara Reddy. Hyderabad Airport is well connected to all major cities of India and overseas as well. These days air travel has suddenly came to rise. There could be many reasons, first is because there is a increase in people’s income. Nowadays many more people can easily afford air travel then there 5 year ago.

Currently, Hyderabad Airport offers Flights to and from Various other cities and foreign countries. The Hyderabad International Airport is the 6th busiest airport in the country in terms of international and overall passenger traffic and has been named amongst the world’s top 5 in the Annual Airport Service Quality (ASQ) passenger survey along with the one’s in Seoul, Singapore and Beijing. Design and construction of the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport began in 2005 and the airport was opened in March 2008. The airport is a public-Private joint venture between GMR Group, Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad and both governments of Andhra Pradesh and Airports Authority of India.

The airport also aims at being the largest in terms of area and will provide world class facilities. Car rentals and taxi services are provided at the airport along with Aero Express, an airport shuttle provided by the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport. The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation also provides non air-conditioned bus services between various points in the city and the airport at much lower fares.

The airport also aims at being the largest in terms of area and will provide world class facilities. Car rentals and taxi services are provided at the airport along with Aero Express, an airport shuttle provided by the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport. The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation also provides non air-conditioned bus services between various points in the city and the airport at much lower fares.

The airport is also home to various retail outlets such as: Hidesign, Hyderabadi Bangles, Krishna Pearls, Landmark, Raymonds, Shoppers Stop and Swarovski

Some of the restaurants that you will find at the Hyderabad International Airport are: Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, Pizza Hut, McDonald’s, Idly Factory, Subway

The airport also has many ATM’s, smoking lounges and spa’s for passenger convenience.

The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is served by the following international and domestic airlines: Air Arabia, Air India, British Airways, Emirates, Ethiad Airlines, Flydubai, IndiGo Airlines, Jet Airways, Kingfisher Airlines, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Oman Air, Qatar Airways, Silk Air, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Spice Jet, and Thai Airways International