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Pawan Hans is actively considering adding seaplanes to its fleet and is currently in talks with lessors, says chairman B.P. Sharma
NEW DELHI: India's first dedicated heliport built at a cost of Rs 100 crore for flying in and out of Delhi to nearby areas in choppers became operational here today. Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju inaugurated the state-of-the-art heliport at Rohini in north Delhi, saying this is the first such integrated facility in South Asia.
India, now has an integrated heliport. Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju inaugurated the new facility today, on February 28. Here are 10 things to know.
The heliport has a terminal building having capacity of 150 passengers, four hangars with parking capacity of 16 helicopters and nine parking bays. Built by Pawan Hans Limited, a Public Sector Undertaking of the Ministry of Civil Aviation, India's first heliport has been inaugurated in north Delhi's Rohini on Tuesday. Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju inaugurated the heliport.
The capital will soon get India's first dedicated "heliport" for flying in and out of Delhi to nearby areas in choppers.
Look to expand scope of their collaboration.
Bengaluru, 15 February 2017-Airbus Helicopters has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Pawan Hans Limited (PHL) appointing the Indian helicopter operator as Airbus Helicopters' approved maintenance centre for the Dauphin and Ecureuil rotorcraft.