Dauphine Helicopter from Pawan Hans Helicopter Limited has been in service since 1987 in the administration of the union territory of Lakshadweep
. It acts as a medical ambulance for casualty evacuation from the islands to Kavaratti
. It is also used for inter-island passenger transport during monsoon when fair weather ships and boats are not available. This helicopter service links Agatti
to the other islands for conducting daily trips during all seasons for connecting the Indian Airlines operating from Agatti.