PM Modi boarded a sea plane to go from Kevadia to Sabarmati. This sea-plane connects Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad to the Statue of Unity in Kevadia.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the country's first sea-plane project on the birth anniversary of Sardar Ballabhbhai Patel. PM Modi rode in a sea plane to go from Kevadia to Sabarmati. This sea-plane connects Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad to the Statue of Unity in Kevadia.
Sea-plane service will be available daily for tourists between Ahmedabad to Kevadia and Kevadia to Ahmedabad.
Sea-Plane flights will be operated by Spice Shuttle, a wholly owned subsidiary of SpiceJet. Initially from today, Ahmedabad will operate two daily flights on Kevadia route. From Ahmedabad, the sea-plane will fly at 10:15 am and reach Kevadiya at 10:45 am. Every day the seaplane will fly from Kevadiya at 11:45 and reach Ahmedabad at 12:15. This seaplane will fly from Ahmedabad again at 12:45 every day and reach Kevadiya at 1:15 in the afternoon. From Kevadia, it will again fly at 3:15 pm and reach Ahmedabad at 3:45 pm.
The fare will be 3 thousand rupees
The total fare from Ahmedabad to Kevadia and both Kevadia and Ahmedabad has been fixed at Rs 3000. One side fare has been kept at 1500 rupees. Online ticket booking has started from 30 October. The 15-seater twin otter 300 aircraft will be used for these flights.
The service is popular all over the world
The Sea-Plane has the ability to get off the water and take-off, allowing access to areas that do not have landing strips or runways. The Twin Otter 300 is the safest and most popular sea-plane. It is one of the most popular and widely used aircraft worldwide.
In 2017, PM Modi traveled on the sea plane
PM Modi first traveled on the sea plane during the Gujarat assembly elections in 2017. Even then he flew from the Sabarmati riverfront. Then PM Modi flew from Sabarmati riverfront to Dharoi Dam, 49 km away. There, the PM visited the famous Amba Devi and then made a landing on the Sabarmati riverfront back from the sea plane. Then there was also a lot of politics about traveling through PM Modi's sea-plane.