Jammu, (Jammu & Kashmir), April 27, 2019 - On-line Helicopter Booking for Shri Amarnath Yatra 2019 will commence on 1st May at 10:00 A.M.
Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB) has made arrangements with M/s Global Vectra Helicorps Ltd. and M/s Himalayan Heli Services Pvt. Ltd. on the Neelgrath (Baltal)-Panjtarni-Neelgrath (Baltal) Sector and M/s UTair India Pvt. Ltd. on the Pahalgam-Panjtarni-Pahalgam Sector.
Giving further details, Chief Executive Officer, Shri Amarnath Shrine Board, informed that on-line booking facility shall be available to the intending Yatris from 1st May, 2019 on the website of the aforesaid Companies.
CEO, SASB informed that, based on competitive bidding, the one way per passenger Helicopter Fare for Neelgrath (Baltal)-Panjtarni has been fixed at Rs.1804/-. Similarly the one way Pahalgam-Panjtarni fare will be Rs. 3104/-.
On Neelgrath-Panjtarni-NeelgrathGlobal Vectra Helicorp Limited
On Pahalgam-Panjtarni-Pahalgam SectorUTair India Pvt. Ltd.
Pilgrims/ yatris who propose to travel by Helicopter do not require advance registration as their Helicopter Tickets are enough for this purpose.
Helicopter travelling pilgrims/ yatris shall have to furnish Compulsory Health Certificates at the time of boarding the helicopter at Neelgrath or Pahalgam, without which the boarding passes will not be issued to them.
CEO, SASB advised Yatris to get helicopter tickets only from the aforesaid authorised helicopter operators or their authorised agents and not to fall prey to unscrupulous elements who may mislead them and try to sell fake tickets.