Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways on 4th January 2021 initiated the process of commencing operations of the Seaplane services on the selected routes under a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) framework through prospective airline operators. The project execution and implementation through Sagarmala Development Company Ltd (SDCL). One such Seaplane Service is already in operation between Kevadia and Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad, which was inaugurated by Hon’ble Prime Minister of india on 31st October 2020. To run more such services Sagarmala Development Company Ltd (SDCL) is keen to associate with the interested scheduled / non-scheduled airline operators.
The proposed Origin-Destination pairs under Hub and Spoke model include
Significance of Sagarmala Seaplane Services
Sources : PIB