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First-of-its-kind seaplane to connect Sabarmati with Statue of Unity reaches Ahmedabad

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take the official inaugural flight in the newly arrived seaplane on October 31, the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhai Patel. The ticket price per person will be Rs 4,800.

A seaplane from Maldives arrived in Ahmedabad on October 26. The seaplane will connect Sabarmati riverfront in Ahmedabad to Statue of Unity in Kevadia, Narmada district. (Image: Twitter @aaisvpiairport)

A seaplane from the Maldives arrived in Ahmedabad on October 26. The seaplane will connect Sabarmati riverfront in Ahmedabad to Statue of Unity in Kevadia, a distance of about 180 km. (Image: Twitter @aaisvpiairport)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take the official inaugural flight on October 31, the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhai Patel. (Image: Twitter @ANI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take the official inaugural flight in the newly arrived seaplane on October 31, the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhai Patel. (Image: Twitter @ANI)

The aircraft, which landed in Ahmedabad, is first-of-its-kind service in the country. (Image: Twitter @aaisvpiairport)

The aircraft, which landed in Ahmedabad, will operate the first-of-its-kind service in the country. (Image: Twitter @aaisvpiairport)

A 19-seater Twin Otter 300 seaplane can accommodate 12 passengers and will be managed by the private airlines SpiceJet in the name of M/s Spicejet Technic. (Image: Twitter @ANI)

The Twin Otter 300 seaplane used can accommodate 14 passengers, along with five seats for crew. The seaplane will be managed by the private airline SpiceJet under the name M/s Spicejet Technic. (Image: Twitter @ANI)

There will be eight strips between Ahmedabad and Kevadia and four flights from Ahmedabad. The ticket price per person is Rs 4,800. Fourteen passengers will be seated in one trip in the sea plane which will not take off after 6 pm. It will complete the 220 km journey in 45 minutes. (Image: Twitter @aaisvpiairport)

There will be eight strips between Ahmedabad and Kevadia and four flights from Ahmedabad. The ticket price per person is Rs 4,800. Fourteen passengers will be seated in one trip in the sea plane which will not take off after 6 pm. It will complete the 220 km journey in 45 minutes. (Image: Twitter @aaisvpiairport)

First Published on Oct 26, 2020 08:41 pm
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