- The CM of Haryana inaugurated the country’s first small air taxi service last week
- The cost of the ticket is marked at ₹1755 per seat and there will be a scheduled flight daily
- This aircraft taxi service will start operations between Hisar and Dharamshala, on January 23
THoD Newsdesk, Haryana: Under the banner of the Central government’s UDAN scheme, the CM of Haryana inaugurated the country’s first small air taxi service. This aircraft has been operating from Chandigarh to Hisar, since last week and it is being facilitated by Air Taxi Aviation Company. While at the inauguration ceremony, the Chief Minister gave out a boarding pass to the first passenger availing this facility. The aviation company has also stated that it has a fleet of Tecnam P2006T aircrafts, a twin-engine four-seat plane, which have been produced by Costruzioni Aeronautiche Tecnam.
This air taxi service comes equipped with four seats- one for the pilot and three for the passengers and a total time of 45 minutes is taken to cover the distance between the two places. The cost of the ticket is marked at ₹1755 per seat and there will be a scheduled flight daily, which will take off even if there is one passenger.
This aircraft taxi service is also plying between Hisar and Dehradun and will start operations between Hisar and Dharamshala, on January 23. Furthermore, there are plans to start services to Shimla and Kullu. The launch of the air taxi service goes in line with the Centre’s objective for providing air connectivity between metros and Tier-2 and Tier-3 cities across the country.