Andaman to be 1st Island to operate seaplanes

  • The Union Ministry of Civil Aviation approved operations on 13 water aerodromes under Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik-3 (UDAN-3).
  • The very first seaplane could run within Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
  • Four different islands from Andaman and one island from Nicobar have been selected to fly seaplanes.
  • These are Havelock, Long Island, Neil Island and Hutbay Island in Andaman and Car Nicobar in Nicobar.