Aerial ride from today

Finally, the directorate general of civil aviations (DGCA) has given its approval for sortie (joy ride in small aircrafts) at Mysore Airport at Mandakalli, as part of Dasara festivities.

Beginning from Monday (October 15), Dasara sortie will begin in Cessna aircraft from the airport at 9.30 am and the ticket per head is priced at Rs 2,500 under Maharaja package.

The package is a two-seater facility (including the pilot) and will offer the passenger a view of landmarks of the city from the sky; Chamundi Hill, Hotel Lalithamahal Palace and Amba Vilas Palace in a duration of 15 minutes, deputy commissioner P S Vastrad told Deccan Herald.

Another package named Yuvaraja offered at Rs 2,000 per head is a four seater including pilot and covering the same routes, without change in duration. However, Yuvaraja will begin to fly after two days, the deputy commissioner added.

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