India bound: App-based US copter rides firm to launch India service
Though Blade maintains that it will be cheaper than what the existing operators are selling in the market.
App-based US helicopter rides company, Blade is launching operations in western India from March 2019, its first international venture outside its home base. Blade has tied up with Indian VC firm Hunch Ventures and will be in a 50:50 partnership.
The company has also roped in ex-AirAsia India CEO Amar Abrol as consultant to shape up the venture. Blade is the largest arranger of flights for civilian travel in the US and offers a unique customer experience through its various Blade lounges and airport experience.