Bangaloreans Can Now Fly From Jakkur To Kabini & Kodagu In A Chopper

by Sanjana Shenoy
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Bangaloreans! If you’re missing out on chilling with your family across the city, then we have a great weekend plan for you. Helicopter rides for tourists are starting from Bangalore’s Jakkur on December 11, 2021 to the beautiful Kabini, known for its rich flora and fauna. The chopper rides will take tourists to Kabini from Bangalore in just a span of one hour. The booking will be on ‘buy-a-seat’ basis. BLADE India has launched these helicopter services for Kabini and Kodagu which will reduce the travel time to these places from 6-7 hours to just one hour.

Fly From Bangalore To Kabini In Just An Hour With BLADE

If you’re planning a weekend getaway to Kabini from Bangalore, the chopper rides from BLADE will come to your rescue. By saving a large chunk of travel time, they will allow you to explore more of the destination. The choppers will operate on all days except Tuesday and Wednesday. The fare of a one-way ride to Kabini/Kodagu from Bangalore will be 16,000/seat. To know more, visit the official website of BLADE.

Picture Credits: BLADE INDIA

Enjoy A Weekend Helicopter Ride In Bangalore With Thumby Aviation

Thumby Aviation had kickstarted helicopter rides on September 13, 2020, to offer families an exciting airborne adventure amid the pandemic. Chuck lazing around at home and sign up for a quick adventure in Namma Bengaluru. Thumby Aviation began joy rides on helicopters for small groups of families of 6. The aviation firm originally operates heli shuttle services between Electronic City and Kempegowda International Airport. They cater to people commuting to and from the airport. But due to the decrease in the number of passengers, they had decided to offer weekend joy rides to Bangaloreans. You can book a helicopter for just ₹3500 per person, and go on a picturesque 10-minute with your loved ones, enjoying a bird’s view eye of the Garden City.

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Picture Credits: Facebook/ Thumby Aviation

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Board The Helicopter From Electronic City Helipad Or Jakkur Aerodrome

Travel in a Bell helicopter, which carries around 5 to 6 passengers. Board your helicopter either from the Electronic City helipad or Jakkur Aerodrome. After a picturesque ride across the city, you will be dropped back at the same spot. Govind Nair, head of Business Development, Thumby Aviation stated to Bangalore Mirror “These services offer a 10-minute ride over Bengaluru and are available only during the weekends.” You can also take a private chopper between two cities in India starting from ₹12,000 per person. 

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Measures Taken By Thumby Aviation To Ensure Hygiene & Social Distancing In The Helicopter

These rides are only available on demand. One family or group can book the entire helicopter and have a safe and contactless experience. The aviation firm kickstarted these weekend trip on September 13, 2020 taking all necessary hygiene and safety measures. In fact, the pilots’ cabin and passsengers’ cabins are separated. The cabins also have separate AC vents.

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Picture Credits: news18

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This Costs ₹3500 Per Person And Only Group Or Family Bookings Are Permitted

Nearly 30 families signed up for this on the first day itself.  The helicopter ride in Bangalore costs ₹3500 per person plus GST. And if a family wishes to book 5 seats it will cost them ₹17,500 in total for a 10-minute ride.   So are you all set to enjoy the gorgeous views of Namma Bengaluru from the skies? And if you’re hungry for authentic food, then add Ranganna Military Hotel in Bangalore to your wishlist. 

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