Ladakh Administration opens helicopter services for tourists and visitors. The first batch of tourists availed of heli-service in Ladakh on June 28.
The services are made available with two choppers, a five-seater B-3 chopper, and a larger Mi-172. The services will cover Leh, Kargil, Padum, Lingshed, Dibling, Neyrak, Diskit, Turtuk, Srinagar, and Jammu to begin with.
The Helicopter services will be available to the public in general at the sectors and rates as notified by the administration earlier for the residents of Ladakh, read an order from Ladakh’s Civil Aviation Department.
Individuals desirous of booking on the notified routes can book the tickets online at https://heliservice.ladakh.gov.in/. A distinct booking mechanism has been made available on the portal for the category of passengers other than the residents of Ladakh.
The order further clarified that the availability of a ticket on a route or actual flying will be contingent upon the number of passengers, weather conditions, or any other operational restrictions.