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International Civil Aviation Day: 27 helipads completed, put to use in W. Bengal, says CM

The United Nations General Assembly had in 1996 proclaimed December 7 as International Civil Aviation Day.


Devdiscourse News Desk kolkata Last Updated at 07-12-2018 09:28:44 IST India
International Civil Aviation Day: 27 helipads completed, put to use in W. Bengal, says CM

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said 27 helipads have been constructed and made operational in the state till May this year.

Banerjee, in a Twitter post on International Civil Aviation Day, also said the state government has introduced low-cost helicopter services from the metropolis.

"Today is International Civil Aviation Day. In #Bangla, as of May 2018, 27 helipads have been completed and put to use. "Low cost-passengerfriendly helicopter connectivity between #Kolkata and other destinations like Malda, Balurghat, Digha and Gangasagar have been introduced," the CM tweeted.

The United Nations General Assembly had in 1996 proclaimed December 7 as International Civil Aviation Day.

(With inputs from agencies.)


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