The traffic rush and the road blocked for long hours are famous. Those arriving at the Bangalore International Airport frequently have to pass through the slow-moving traffic which at times take hours to reach their respective destinations.
Now if you are in a rush and have a bundle of money and want to have the luxury travel too, Air Deccan will take good care of that. The elite class which has absolutely no time to spare,this Taxi service has come as a boon for them.The company which has now been overtaken by the new organization that is Kingfisher, has started with an airport helicopter taxi service.
The Deccan SkyLimo is a helicopter taxi service. It is a charter service which intends at transport air travellers from the Bangalore International Airbase at Devanahalli and decide on IT centers in the south Indian metropolitan.
One of the foremost of its type air taxi service to be started from any airport in the entire nation, the SkyLimo commenced by Deccan Aviation started functioning on July 2, 2008. The first journey was from Bangalore International Airport and Electronics City, Whitefield and HAL Aerodrome.
It is a Bell 206 JetRanger chopper with four comfortable seats that has been put in to service as the SkyLimo. The deccan SkyLimo service is offered barely during the day, from 6.30 am to nearly 6 pm in the evening and will wrap up the distance in 15-20 minutes.
Deccan has permanent rates of the SkyLimo in the range of Rs 4,800 per person to Rs 5,800 per person for one trip. A base for the chopper also has been made by the aviation group on the the BIAL grounds, just about a kilometer away from the airfield. The fresh Bangalore International Airport would be inaugurated by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in some days time.
As per the owner of the company Captain Gopinath, managing director of Deccan Aviation, the organization would also be thrusting in as much as $12 million approximately in the subsequent six months to establish SkyLimo helicopter charter services in other metropolitan cities like Mumbai and Hyderabad. This would be in adding up to the services in Bangalore. Deccan Aviation has previously put on $5 million for the procurement of two helicopters for the Bangalore SkyLimo functions. It is now looking forward at buying four more to spread out the helicopter charter services to Mumbai and Hyderabad too.