27-Dec-2011 Source: HeliHub.com
New Delhi tourism officials have agreed in principle to work with Pawan Hans to offer sightseeing rides around the Indian capital New Delhi and are considering widening out to the neighbouring states as well.Â Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation (DTTDC) chairman Manish Chatrath said “We like the idea. It will be an added attraction for tourists. Weâ€™ll soon sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the company and hope to get the project rolling soonâ€.
Chathrath added that Pawan Hans has proposed packages to several key tourist attractions but the routes can be finalised only after all necessary clearances are obtained.Â Another DTTDC official said that they were looking at sightseeing tours to major tourist attractions including the cities of Agra (for the Taj Mahal etc) and Bharatpur.
No indication has yet been given as to which helicopter type would be used
Jeremy Parkin – HeliHub.com