Air Taxi Operation

River Engineering Pvt Ltd is to set up a Rs.350 crore private air charter service named 'Vayumitra', which is expected to promote social sector tourism including air ambulance services, pilgrimage and tourism.

The operations will start from June end 2015 and will be covering the air taxi services in connecting cities in the tourist circuit like Agra, Mathura, Khajurao, Varanasi and Ayodhya.

We are already manufacturing in the areas of aerospace, railways, communication sand defense equipments in the country. We are also planning to take assistance from international reputed brands in order to absorb their methodology in the operation and management of the air charter services in the country.

We will also invest in other related and ancillary areas like parking, maintenance as well as accredited full-fledged MRO services. REPL will be covering the air taxi services include a fleet size of four helicopters and will be expanded to twelve in the later part of its expansion which will connecting cities in the tourist circuit like Agra, Mathura, Khajuraho, Varanasi and Ayodhya.

We desire to re-invest its earnings in the projects in the social sector. We also plans to offer special packages and discounted packages to senior citizen and invalids in their air charter services for pilgrimage tourism as well as in the air ambulance services. The project has already been signed with the UP Government regarding the project which aims at reviving tourism air-taxi services. We plans to expand the project at a later stage in the near future beyond the stated cities of Agra, Mathura, Khajuraho, Varanasi and Mathura and Ayodhya to other important regions of tourist interests.

- The Pioneer, New Delhi, Saturday, June 21, 2014