Almost all of us know the city of Bangalore as an electronic city, where new technologies are invented and used at an extensive rate. To add in the current spark, India’s first ever “Heli Taxi” or “Helicopter Taxi” has been launched in Bangalore which is indeed, a proud moment for every other Indian.
Talking about the first ever trip of this amazing Heli taxi, the traveling dream distance was between Electronics City and Kempegowda International Airport. The fantasies of a million people turned into a reality with this Heli taxi, that is loaded with some amazing features.
For people who are in a jiffy, taking a Heli taxi can be the best ever option as one can travel between Electronic City and Kempegowda in a matter of 15 minutes. Astonished, right? Well, it is expected!
At present, in terms of the additional factor, several things will be added to the same as far as the future is concerned. HAL Airport will be the biggest addition in the next few weeks as per the reports. This will surely give flexibility to the people of Bangalore in terms of ease of transportation.
A Word of Saying By Thumby- Aviation Chairman and Managing Director Captain K N G Nair
He said, “We have received an overwhelming response from the passengers. Some asked us why we didn’t start this service earlier. They are very comfortable and also saves time particularly during peak hours when there is a heavy traffic.”
How Does the Heli Taxi Actually Work?
If you are the one who loves traveling straight in the breeze with birds being your only companion, Heli taxi will be the perfect option for you. If you want to avail the services of this amazing Heli taxi, you can book a seat with the help of app named as “Heli Taxii”. This app eventually has a much sleeker interface and will not be an issue while booking your seat.
In terms of the fare, it is Rs 4,130 per person, including GST, which does maintain transparency scenario up front. Once, the passengers travel from the arrival lounge, the customers arrive straight into the KIA premises. The counting distance between such rides will be 4minutes which is sure, not a big time taker.
Following this traveling route, the helicopter will land at the electronic city in the Thumby Aviation’s facility, which is in phase 1 near the toll plaza.
More Helicopters are on the way
At the very moment, a single helicopter is only operational. But this number will surely increase as far as the future is taken into consideration. One good thing about heli taxi is that it is not affecting other international airports and every other operation is done with great ease and comfort.
People, residing in the city of Bangalore, opting for this amazing heli taxi, will surely get the thrill of an experience.
So, what are you waiting for Bangalorians? Pack your bag, take a deep breath, go forward to take a ride in this heli taxi and let yourself fly free from every traffic and chaos.