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$20 flights, seaplanes and a giant statue: India's tourism plan

New SpiceJet routes draw flood of interest despite coronavirus

A SpiceJet seaplane lands in the Sabarmati river. Also called hydroplanes, these aircraft can land on water, meaning they can access rugged terrain and other areas where building a landing strip may not be an option.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- With India's tourism and travel sector mired in a massive slump as the country, along with most of the world, remains in a virtual lockdown because of the coronavirus, government and industry leaders have had to come up with novel ideas to spark some kind of growth.

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