Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Heli-tourism comes to Andhra Pradesh

Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh Tourism Department has signed an MoU with Mak Aero Space and Aviation Pvt. Ltd, Delhi, to promote heli-tourism.

The initial services will be introduced in Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam and Tirupati.

The helicopter transport services will include joy rides, packages, heli-taxi services, packaging with wedding plans in Tirupati, aerial reconnaissance and disaster management.

Initially, a six-seater helicopter (Bell 206 L4 / Bell 407) will be introduced and gradually the number of seats will be increased to realise the full potential of heli-tourism and air-connectivity. The Tourism Department will provide all infrastructural support, including helipads in the areas of operation, passenger-holding area, control room and security/screening facility to the Mak Aero Space and Aviation to carry out the activities.

The company will be responsible for ticketing, promotion and for executing all commercial operations with the support of the A.P. Tourism.
26/07;17 The Hindu

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