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India's first heli taxi launched in Bengaluru

Bengaluru has got the credit to launch India's first helicopter taxi service by launching the maiden trip between a Bengaluru airport and Electronic City. Kochi-based Thumby Aviation Private Limited.

The service provided by Thumby Aviation connects a couple of locations from Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru.

Features of the heli taxi

It is a one-way trip to fly people approximately in 15 minutes from KIAL to Electronic City and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited airport. It will cost around Rs 4,130 per seat including GST
The service includes pick up from airport terminal to the helipad and allowed to carry 15 kg luggage but would be charged extra for more luggage. Six passengers can be ferried on each trip.
Heli Taxi app has also been developed for the people to book the taxi from their phones.

Expected Questions

Where is India's first helicopter taxi service launched?
a.  Bengaluru
b. Chennai
c. Madurai
d. Hyderabad
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