BLADE India, a helicopter charter company in India has announced the launch of its services to Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat & Spa, Dharana at Shillim and Aamby Valley, further expanding its services in Maharashtra.

Travellers can now reach either of the locations within 30 minutes instead of a four-hour driving. They can opt for BLADE services any day of the week from BLADE vertiports at Juhu and Pune for Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat & Spa and Dharana, prices of which start at ₹12,000 plus taxes per seat and charter at ₹1,75,000 plus taxes.

As a part of this partnership, BLADE customers can also avail a 15 per cent off on the hotel stay.

Customers can also avail the services from Juhu to Aamby Valley on the weekends. Scheduled to operate on Friday and Sunday, by-the-seat services to Aamby valley are priced starting ₹9,000 plus taxes per seat.

The by-the-seat offering is also available on Mumbai – Pune – Shirdi routes.

On the introduction of new routes, Karanpal Singh – founder, Hunch Ventures and BLADE India said, “Bringing down commute times is at the core of Urban Air Mobility. Now BLADE customers will have more time to spend at the destinations rather than on the roads.”