Seaplane

Suspended after launch: SpiceJet seaplane stops service

After the loud launch of seaplane operations, SpiceJet suspended the service for an indefinite period.  ...


SpiceJet to launch seaplane service for regional operations

Indian carrier SpiceJet reportedly plans to start its first regional seaplane service from Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad, India, to the Statue of Unity at Kevadia, Gujarat. Speaking to local media, the spokesperson of the air carrier stated that the launch of the regional operation was scheduled for October 31, 2020. ...


India to bring seaplanes back to fashion

The Indian government will explore places in the country suitable for having water-dromes, taking a step towards the reappearance of seaplanes in Indian skies. ...


History Hour: Henri Fabre flies first seaplane in 1910

On the 28th of March 1910, Henri Marie Léonce Fabre (29 November 1882 – 30 June 1984) flew his Hydroavian , the first seaplane, at Étang de Berre, a lagoon about 25 kilometers (15½ miles) west of Marseille, on the Mediterranean coast of France. The airplane, named Le Canard, flew 457 meters (1,499 feet)....