Forget the Maldives, soon you'll see aboard new age seaplanes in Bharat

18-11-2020 15:09:45
By : Ekansh Pandey


Think of seaplanes and it's maybe the Maldives that you simply assume of; that's reaching to amendment terribly shortly as Bharat is on its thanks to introduce seaplanes for travellers on not only 1 however a large sixteen routes. the primary seaplane in Bharat is slated to require off on Gregorian calendar month thirty one this year, connecting Sabarmati riverfront to the sculpture of Unity in Gujarat. The service is hailed because the initial of its kind, and can involve a 19-seater seaplane that may accommodate up to twelve passengers at a time.


The initiation of this seaplane service may be a a part of Indian government's UDAN theme and is aimed to push touristry within the country. UDAN may be a regional flying field development theme initiated by the govt. to ease property moreover. it's been according that designing in on to make a lot of water aerodromes, that facilitate landing and take-off for the aforementioned seaplanes, at varied places across the country; there square measure ten such sites presently.


https://twitter.com/AAI_Official/status/1320731050427830274 These ten sites square measure unfold across the country and include:


Statue of Unity, Gujarat

Shatrunjay Dam, Gujarat

Sabarmati Riverfront, Gujarat

Nagarjuna Sagar Dam, Telangana

Prakasam Barrage, province

Umrangsao Reservoir, Assam

Brahmputra Riverfront, Assam

Long Island, Andaman & Nicobar

Swaraj Dweep, Andaman & Nicobar

Shaheed Dweep, Andaman & Nicobar


The service is additionally expected in Uttarakhand on Yamuna to Tupper Dam stretch.



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