BLADE India, a helicopter charter company in India that was launched in 2019, has introduced the ‘BLADE Anywhere’, a programme for its personalised charter services. Currently, this service is only for travel within the state of Maharashtra.
BLADE’s by the seat services resume on November 2.
The bookings can be made on the website, on the app and via the Flier Relations team.
Once a customer books, they’re assigned a dedicated relationship manager to take care of all their travel requirements.
The experience includes a pickup and drop off through on-ground premium automobile partners; and curated and customisable menus of food and beverages.
Flying with limited people compared to crowded spaces, reduced touchpoints, specially designed face masks, customised F&B from various hospitality partners and a short wait at the BLADE Lounge are some of the key benefits of BLADE Anywhere.
The in-flight experience includes Bose noise cancellation headsets, pre-loaded content by partners such as Jio-Saavn and customisable menus. Other benefits include travel concierge services, privileges from programmes such BMW Excellence Club and Quintessentially, personalised hospitality etc.
BLADE has implemented guidelines issued by the Government of India, WHO and industry leading Health, Safety and Sanitisation protocols designed by its parent company, FLY BLADE USA.
Safety measures include regular testing of the crew, contactless temperature checks of passengers and crew, masks and face shields for all aboard, sanitisation of the lounges and cars, aircraft decontamination with an airline-grade fogging system after each flight.
BLADE India has partnered with leading travel management company, Tamarind Global, to provide customers holistic travel solutions. Speaking on the partnership, Mahesh Shirodkar, MD, Tamarind Global says, “It gives us the opportunity to curate exclusive product offerings for our discerning clients, more so now when concerns around health and safety, drive customer needs. This partnership will also bring to BLADE India, the extensive network and customer base that Tamarind Global has built over the past 14 years.”