Himachal Pradesh

Helicopter Taxis start their services in Himachal Pradesh

שירות המסוקים-מוניות יפעל עם קיבולת של 50%

A Helicopter Taxi
Helicopter Taxi (image source: wikimedia commons)

The helicopter taxi service operator in Himachal is called Pawan Hans Ltd. They started their  ‘Heli-Taxi’ services from yesterday for designated routes within Himachal Pradesh. These helicopters will operate with 50% capacity.

 The public response to avail these services have not yet shown anything positive. Yesterday, there were only 3 passengers who availed of this service. However, it is quite early to judge the overall response rate for this service. Yesterday, there were only two flights that were flown from the Chandigarh-Shimla route and the other one from the Shimla-Kullu route.

 As per the schedule, the helicopter flights from the Chandigarh-Shimla route will be available for six days in a week excluding Sunday. The flights for Shimla-Kullu will only operate on Monday, Friday, and Saturday. Another route of Shimla-Dharamsala will operate on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

 These air services will run under the ‘Udaan Scheme’ of the Central government to provide inter-state connectivity for the passengers. As of now, only people who have a valid address proof of Himachal along with a pass from the district magistrate of the area will be allowed to travel through the air. No outsider will be permitted. But this will change in the coming weeks once the government prepares to allow domestic tourism with the proper safety protocols.

 People entering the state borders through road will still have to be quarantined for 14 days for which they have to pay.


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