The expert committee constituted by the state government to study the objections raised by the fishing community regarding the seaplane service has suggested relocating the landing and take-off zone and waterdrome at Punnamada to an area with the least fishing activities.
Tourism department officials have agreed to the location and informed the venue to Kairali Aviation managing director K R Sashikumar. The committee has asked the government to conduct test flights at various locations so that it can study the impact first-hand. The seaplane operator has agreed to conduct the test flight for study, provided the government pays for fuel, pilot fees and other charges.
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