Kolkatans for the first time can get an aerial view of their City of Joy with Pawan Hans Limited introducing a joyride chopper service from Sunday. “We have introduced this service on the basis of the memorandum of understanding we signed with the state government on March 18. We have deployed a 17-seater twin-engine Dauphin helicopter here, which will be used for the joyride services and also for disaster management,” said Sanjay Kumar, general manager (marketing) of Pawan Hans.
Kolkatans can avail the 10-minute joyride to get a bird’s eye view of Kolkata. The chopper ride would start from the Behala airstrip and cost Rs. 1,700 per person. West Bengal Tourism Department will do the booking.
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