Sunday, Nov 27, 2022

Pawan Hans


NCLT ruling in way, so Govt takes another look at sale of Pawan Hans

May 17, 2022 8:04 am

The government is studying whether the NCLT verdict amounts to an “adverse order” — something that may lead to disqualification of the bid, as per guidelines on strategic disinvestment.

Explained: How, after being on sale for 6 years, Pawan Hans is finally on its way to a new owner

May 05, 2022 6:14 am

Government-owned helicopter service Pawan Hans has been sold to Star9 Mobility Pvt Ltd. This is the second major sale from the government's aviation portfolio in the last 12 months — Air India went to the Tata Group in January this year.

After 3 failed bids, Government sells its stake in Pawan Hans to private consortium

April 30, 2022 10:23 am

This disinvestment is the second major sale from the government's aviation portfolio in the last 12 months — Air India went to Tata Group in January this year.

Financial bids received for Pawan Hans: DIPAM Secretary

December 19, 2021 1:58 am

Tuhin Kant Pandey, Secretary, Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM), tweeted, "The financial bids for Pawan Hans disinvestment have been received by the transaction advisor.

General Bipin Rawat dies in chopper crash: Helicopter accidents over the years

December 08, 2021 6:45 pm

Then Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy and Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu lost their lives when the helicopters they were travelling in crashed in Nallamalla and Tawang respectively.

Govt puts Pawan Hans on the block for 4th time

December 09, 2020 12:34 am

As previous EoI terms, asset stripping was allowed after two years while change in shareholding was allowed after three years.

Baby delivered on board Pawan Hans chopper on medical evacuation flight

October 20, 2020 2:32 am

In a statement, the state-owned helicopter operator said that the baby was delivered while its aircraft was at an altitude of 2,000 feet.

Amid lockdown, Kerala Police helicopter's debut service will be to ferry heart for urgent transplant

May 09, 2020 9:12 pm

Amid the coronavirus lockdown, when there are major restrictions on traffic at district borders, the state government decided to use the chopper as an air ambulance free-of-cost to transport the vital organ.

Pawan Hans: Government invites fresh EoIs for 100 per cent stake

August 15, 2018 3:20 am

The Centre had invited EoIs twice for its 51 per cent stake in PHL — in October 2017 and April 2018 — with the second EoI eliciting a better response.

Helicopter taxi service between Shimla-Chandigarh flagged off, travel time reduced to 20 minutes

June 04, 2018 10:38 am

The chopper will take off from Shimla airport at Jubbarhatti at 8 am and reach Chandigarh at 8:20 am. The chopper will take a return journey from Chandigarh airport at 9 am and reach Shimla at 9:20 am.