March 6 (TravelAndy): If times equals money for you, consider taking the 15-minute helicopter ride to the Bangalore airport from the city instead of spending close to two hours getting there by road, said reports.
Thumby Aviation started India’s first helicopter taxi service with a Bell in Bangalore earlier this week.
The ride costs INR3,500 plus GST and this includes pick up and drop to the airport terminal from the helipad.
For now, the services are available from 06.30 to 09.30 and from 15.00 to 18.15 between the Kempegowda International Airport and Electronic City. Continue reading India’s first helicopter taxi launches in Bangalore
January 4 (TravelAndy): Goa is set to start sea plane and helicopter services for tourists from January 6, said reports.
During the first phase, tourists will be able to board the sea planes from Dabolim airport and will be directly flown into Mandovi and Chapora river.
Goa tourism will also connect Dabolim airport to various helipads including Aguada, Old Goa and Canacona. Private helicopter services for tourists are scheduled to begin from January 15. Continue reading Fly into Mandovi river in Goa
September 7 (TravelAndy): Helicopter services for tourists to Tirupati in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh will start from September 16, reported The Hindu.
Primarily, three helicopters will operate at the temple of Lord Kalyana Venkateswara at the foot hills of Tirumala, Goddess Padmavathi Ammavari temple at Tiruchanur and at the histrical fort of Chandragiri.
All the destinations are within 15km radius of Tirupati. Tourists availing this service will also be given a 20-minute for an aerial view of the entire hill station. Continue reading Helicopter boost for Tirupati tourism