Delhi, 28th February 2017 – Pawan Hansn in assocation of Ministry of Civil Aviation dedicated First Integrated Heliport to the Nation in an inaugural event today at Rohini Heliport, Delhi. This Heliport would provide all helicopter operational facilities and will decongest busy Indira Gandhi International Airport, and also promote Regional Air connectivity through helicopters in the Northern part of the country for Regular passenger services, Heli Services, Landing & parking of helicopters, Helicopters Maintenance Services (MRO),Disaster Management, Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HeMS),Law & Order Surveillance. The Heliport consists a Terminal building having capacity of 150 passengers, 4 hangers with parking capacities of 16 helicopters and 9 number of parking bays.
Pawan Hans has also prepared a roadmap to connect all the major destination from this Heliport such as Ex-Delhi to Shimla, Haridwar, Dehradun Mathura, Agra, Meerut and Industrial Hubs such as Manesar, Bahadurgarh etc.
About Pawan Hans
Pawan Hans, the flagship helicopter service provider of the Government of India, has evolved into South Asia’s largest helicopter company that maintains and operates a fleet of more than 50 helicopters. It provides a variety of services such as offshore transport, remote & regional air connectivity, heli-tourism and smart business solutions, making it the most trusted brand in the area of helicopter transport.
PHL is working on its business diversification and has devised a Strategic Plan - 2020 according to which company will be diversifying into small fixed wing and seaplane operations; Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) business and development of helipads and Heliports.
This heliport has been completed in 18 months i.e. within the stipulated timeframe. We are working to develop four “heli-hubs” in line with the concept lines of the “Airport-Hubs” and Rohini is the First step into this series. These heli-hubs will be a one-point solution for the helicopter business and will act as a helipad/heliport for public passenger services, MRO facility for helicopter maintenance and also as a skill development centre for training of pilots, AMEs & technicians.
We will provide air connectivity between Delhi and neighbouring cities from Rohini Heliport. Regional connectivity will be fully achieved when we are able to connect at least all capital cities with district headquarters by air, which can be made possible only by combination of smaller planes and helicopters for seamless connectivity.
PHL has developed a business plan to make PHL a 100 aircraft operator by 2025. There is plan to launch the Initial Public Offering (IPO) of the company to meets its fund requirement of expansion/modernizations of its fleet soon besides other institutional funding. The plan is to diversify Pawan Hans more as a consumer-focused company and launch regional flights, seaplane operations and also commercial helicopter operations. PHL has already signed two MoUs, one with HAL for providing MRO services for defence Helicopters and Signed Intent of Cooperation with HAL for induction of advance Dhruv –MAK-III helicopters in Remote & regional Air Connectivity. Pawan Hans is diversifying into the area of sea planes, small fixed wing aircraft, training and skill development, safety audit and consultancy, creation of infrastructure such as heliports and helipads. Pawan Hans is committed to providing comprehensive helicopter connectivity to every corner of the country.
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