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From Sabarmati to Statue of Unity, Gujarat's first ever seaplane set to take off

​Sabarmati to Statue of UnityAFP
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​Sabarmati to Statue of Unity
Seaplane service to provide air connectivity from Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmadabad to Statue of Unity in Kevadia in Gujarat is scheduled to start from October 31, the birth anniversary of Sardar Patel.
​The announcementAFP
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​The announcement
An official release said that Gujarat government signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Union Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA), and Airports Authority of India in July to start the first-ever "seaplane services in Gujarat" to provide seamless and affordable air connectivity from Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmadabad to Statue of Unity in Kevadia.
​Launch dateAFP
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​Launch date
The release said that inaugural flight "is likely to happen" on October 31 and there will be per day four flights a day (four arrival and four departures).
​Price of ticketBCCL
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​Price of ticket
Ticket price would be around Rs 4,800 per person, it said.
​AgreementBCCL
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​Agreement
The release the scheme is being implemented by the terms and conditions of a tripartite agreement between the state government, MoCA, and Airports Authority of India.
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