Seaplanes, Pvt helicopters to start this month in Goa

THE HINDU, PANAJI | 02 January 2016 16:39 IST

Sea planes, helicopters and amphibious vehicles would soon be available to boost tourism in Goa even as the state is expected to attract 7.5 million visitors this year.

“The sea plane project will start on January 6. We have already signed a contract with Mumbai-based MEHAIR company, which will run the sea planes connecting Dabolim airport to different rivers across the state,” said Goa Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar. CLICK TO READ MORE

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Now there will be hue n cry on air, water and sound pollution in the river waters. Our riverine fish may leave Goa to settle elsewhere. Fear of new types of pilots settling in Goa will be another issue. Best governance in Goa is zero governance.

- Madhav Bastodker, Ponda | 02 nd January 2016 19:46

 

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