India’s first app-based helicopter service will start operations by October end.
Promising to run like a scheduled airline, the service will give you the opportunity to book a ride from the website or app and reach your destination in the most convenient way.
The company will start off with flights linking Pune, Mumbai and Shirdi.
The helicopters, Airbus HC130 and Bell 407, will ply for six days in a week, starting from Pune with up to six passengers.
Giving out more details, Amit Dutta, Managing Director, Blade India said:
The services will be available six days a week. Passengers can carry up to 10 kg with them.
Blade’s first unit outside the US, the project is a partnership with Hunch Ventures, a Delhi-based equity investment firm, which has deployed over $100 million in consumer-facing businesses in India.