Indian operator Pawan Hans has released a new logo as part of its work towards its IPO and the inherent need to project itself away from a public-owned company to a commercial one which needs to stand on its own – irrespective of the percentage of shares being released to the market.
The logo was unveiled by Union civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapati Raju and minister of state for civil aviation Mahesh Sharma.
Pawan Hans previous logo was specifically for helicopter operations, but in recent years they company has branched out and is now an active seaplane operator as well. Their helicopter fleet consists of 35 Dauphins, 3 LongRanger IVs, 3 Bell 407s, 3 Mil MI-172s and a pair of AS350B3s. Seaplane operations are based on Cessna 208As, and cover scheduled flights to the Andaman and Nicobar islands, along with tourist flights to Diglipur etc