Seaplanes Current Affairs, GK & News

Sagarmala Seaplane Services Project

The Government of India is to initiate the project of Sagarmala Seaplane Services on selected routes. Which ministry is implementing the Sagarmala Seaplane services? Ministry of sports, shipping and waterways. What is the main objective of Sagarmala Seaplane services? The project aims to provide air connectivity to numerous tourist, religious, remote and unexplored locations near ..

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GoI to set up 14 more Aerodromes

The Ministry of Shipping recently announced that the government of India is to set up fourteen more aerodromes in the country to develop sea plane tourism in the country. Recently, PM Modi inaugurated the seaplane service between Statue of Unity in Kevadia and Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad. The PM inaugurated the service on the side ..

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GoI reviews Seaplane Operation Projects

On June 23, 2020, the Minister of State for shipping Shri Mansukh Mandaviya reviewed the sea plane projects of India. The projects were reviewed under a unique brainstorming meeting “Chai pe Charcha”. Highlights The minister directed the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) and Sagarmala Development company (SDA) limited to join hands to implement the ..

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Short Note : Seaplane Operations in India

To boost tourism and connectivity in the remote locations of India, the Indian government has plans to launch several seaplane services in India. What are seaplanes? Seaplanes are aircraft modified to operate (i.e. take off and land) from a waterbody. Instead of a landing gear that consists of wheels and gears, the seaplane had a ..

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