Himachal Pradesh Government has recently launched a helicopter taxi service from Shimla to Chandigarh.
Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister, Jairam Thakur on 4th May 2018, flagged off the new ‘Heli Taxi Service’ from the Jubbarhatti Airport, Shimla.
The 20 seat Heli Taxi Service was launched in association with Pawan Hans Ltd. It is expected the new Heli Taxi service will boost the Tourism of the state.
The travel distance between Shimla and Chandigarh is 113-km, which usually takes over 3 hours by car, over 4 hours by bus and over 5 hours by train. This Heli Taxi service will cut down the travel time to 20 minutes (one-side).
The Heli Taxi Service is available on every Monday and Friday at its initial phase. Departure from Jubberhatti, Shimla Airport, at 8 am and arrival time at Chandigarh Airport at 8:20 am. Departure time from Chandigarh Airport will be 9 am and arrival time at Jubberhatti, Shimla Airport, at 9:20 am.
HPTDC Deluxe Bus will be available at Jubberhatti Airport and at Lift Shimla. Luggage allowed per passenger is 10 kg. Extra luggage is chargeable.
For online booking, visit (pawanhans.co.in) or (hptdc.in) and click on Heli Taxi Service.