The first helicopter ride by Shivteerth Tourism and Sivswarajya Airlines won’t be taking off citing permission issues. It is ought to be the first helicopter ride services of Vidarbha. It is learned that they have not yet taken the permission from Aviation Department and Air Traffic Control Officials.
The first flight was to take off on 24th January, 2020 from Shivteerth Umri Dam, Saoner. Many eminent leaders are expected to grace the inaugural function like ex-CM Devendra Fadnavis and Hansraj Ahir. The helicopter will be offering a number of rides. The Joy ride is being offered at Rs 5500/- per head that will include meals and activity for the whole day. One can also have the helicopter being used for photoshoots and celebrations including weddings. It can also be hired for honeymoon. Chetan Kshirsagar is the Manager at Shivteerth Tourism. He states that they are only providing the ground support to Sivswarajya Airlines and have not yet informed the Aviation Department. He further added that on PWD’s permission has been obtained so far by them.
They ought to have the permission from ATC and aviation authorities and ignoring it would just be going beyond the laws, as reported. However, they have been made aware of the fact that they need to inform the aviation office for the rides on a daily basis. It’s quite surprising to learn that the company has not yet obtained the permissions even when only two days are left for the first flight to take off.