Chopper firm Fly Blade forays into India in JV with Hunch
Updated: Jan 21, 2021
MUMBAI: US-based helicopter transport services provider Fly Blade Tuesday announced its foray into the domestic aviation market in a joint venture with equity investment firm Hunch Ventures.
As part of its plans, the Indian subsidiary plans to oJer intra-city as well as inter- city helicopter charter services, starting March next year, Blade India chief executive and former chief executive oJicer of budget carrier Air Asia India Amar Abrol said.
The (rm will be connecting Mumbai to Pune and Shirdi with heliports, departing from Juhu and Mahalaxmi, he said.
"There is neither intra-state connectivity nor within the city, where commuting consumes a lot of time. So, there exists a huge opportunity. We are going to cut that travel time signi(cantly," said Abrol.