India’s first seaplane service from Statue of Unity to Ahmedabad launched, PM takes the first flight


Team Udayavani, Oct 31, 2020, 1:37 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched India’s first seaplane service connecting the world’s tallest statue ‘Statue of Unity’ in Kevadia with Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad.

He also flew on its first flight from the statue to Ahmedabad in the seaplane after the inauguration.  The seaplane will be able to accommodate 12 passengers and tickets will cost Rs 4,800 per person.

The aerial distance between Ahmedabad and Kevadia is around 200 kilometres and it will take about 45 minutes to cover the distance.

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