Pawan Hans Commences Helicopter Services on Six Routes in Assam Under RCS UDAN

These services are offered under the aegis of the Ministry of Civil Aviation, the Government of India's flagship scheme, RCS UDAN. The new Helicopter services will provide connectivity on the Dibrugarh-Jorhat-Tezpur-Guwahati-Tezpur-Jorhat-Dibrugarh Network.

Highlights

  • Pawan Hans commenced services on six routes in the state of Assam.
  • Pawan Hans has deployed a Twin Engine Dauphin Helicopter with a seating capacity of up to 11 passengers for RCS UDAN Services.
  • Passengers can easily book online tickets for the helicopter through Pawan Hans' online portal.

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Pawan Hans Commences Helicopter Services on Six Routes in Assam Under RCS UDAN

Pawan Hans, India's largest Helicopter operator, commenced services on six routes in the state of Assam on February 08, 2023, under the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) UDAN. The new Helicopter services will provide connectivity on the Dibrugarh-Jorhat-Tezpur-Guwahati-Tezpur-Jorhat-Dibrugarh Network.

Pawan Hans Helicopter Service Schedule

The routes will be operated under the following schedule:

Sl. No Sector Frequency Departure Arrival
1 Dibrugarh Jorhat MON, WED, FRI 0850 Hrs 0935 Hrs
2 Jorhat Tezpur MON, WED, FRI 0950 Hrs 1040 Hrs
3 Tezpur Guwahati MON, WED, FRI 1055 Hrs 1145 Hrs
4 Guwahati Tezpur MON, WED, FRI 1215 Hrs 1305 Hrs
5 Tezpur Jorhat MON, WED, FRI 1320 Hrs 1410 Hrs
6 Jorhat Dibrugarh MON, WED, FRI 1425 Hrs 1510 Hrs

Shri Maninder Singh, Additional Chief Secretary of the Government of Assam, Shri Kumar Padmapani Bora, Secretary of Tourism for the Government of Assam, Shri SanmukhJugani, Regional Executive Director of the AAI, and Shri Sanjay Kumar, General Manager of Pawan Hans were present during the inauguration of RCS UDAN Helicopter Operations at Guwahati Airport.

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Air Connectivity Under RCS UDAN in NorthEast Region

The Ministry of Civil Aviation's Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) UDAN focuses on improving air connectivity to remote regions in the northeast states where rail and road networks are limited. For example, through RCS UDAN Helicopter services in Assam, air travel will be enhanced within the state, connecting Tezpur, Jorhat, and Dibrugarh to the state capital in the quickest possible time. This helicopter service will also play a significant role in boosting tourism activities in the region.

Helicopter Deployed for Service

Pawan Hans has deployed a Twin Engine Dauphin Helicopter with a seating capacity of up to 11 passengers for RCS UDAN Services. These services are offered under the aegis of the Ministry of Civil Aviation, the Government of India's flagship scheme, RCS UDAN, to enhance regional air connectivity by providing cost-effective airfares.

Also Read: Rampur Heliport’s New Terminal Building Gets Inaugurated

Ticket Booking

Passengers can easily book online tickets for the helicopter through Pawan Hans' online portal, booking.pawanhans.co.in or visit Pawan Hans Ticketing Offices located at the respective airports/heliports.

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