The AP government has been contemplating to introduce the Heli Tourism in collaboration with the New Delhi-based firm, Mak Aerospace and Aviation Pvt Ltd. This will boost tourism and will provide a good occasion to the local people and visitors to consider weekend programmes at their convenience.
As per the officials, these facilities will commence soon in Tirupati, Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam. The Helicopter services encompass joy rides, taxi services, and wedding package to Tripathi etc.
The infrastructure structure like helipads in the area of operation, reception space, control and safety resources will be provided by the tourism department.
To start with, the six seater helicopter will be operated and the further increase will be made based on the public response besides that it will be extended to other places to improve air connectivity in the state.