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Pawan Hans


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.

Pawan Hans choppers are flying coffins: ONGC staff

March 06, 2018 9:23 am

Referring to Pawan Hans helicopters as “flying coffins”, employees of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) have expressed their fears about flying to and from offshore sites on board the state-owned helicopter service.

DGCA reports blame Pawan Hans for most of its chopper crashes

January 27, 2018 6:51 am

Twelve major accidents involving Pawan Hans helicopters took place between 2010 and 2018, during which 55 people lost their lives.

Govt invites EoI for majority stake sale in Pawan Hans

October 14, 2017 2:31 am

Pawan Hans Ltd's net profit rose nearly six-fold to Rs 248 crore in FY17, from Rs 36 crore in FY16

IRCTC to sell tickets for Pawan Hans helicopter service

March 16, 2016 8:09 pm

The agreement envisages both sides to jointly identify areas of cooperation and draw up detailed projects to promote 'heli tourism' in the country and enable selling of online tickets for regular and chartered helicopter services and joy rides.

Pawan Hans chopper crash: Pilots still missing, Navy steps in with sonar-equipped vessels

November 07, 2015 1:45 am

The exact location of the incident was established by an underwater locator beacon.