Seaplane enters Kerala’s tourism service
The first seaplane, to connect Kerala’s backwater destinations, arrived at Kochi airport to a ceremonial water salute. Kerala Minister for Tourism
AP Anil Kumar, accompanied by State Planning Board Vice Chairman KM Chandrasekhar and state Tourism Secretary
Suman Billa, formally received the aircraft as it touched down at the Nedumbassery International Airport, on its maiden flight to Kerala. The service would be formally inaugurated by Chief Minister Oommen
Chandy at Ashtamudi Lake in Kollam district on June 2.