The Helicopter services for 2007 and next two years have been awarded to Deccan Aviation Ltd. The helicopter service to Amarnath holy cave is available from
and Baltal. The flying time from Srinagar to Baltal is 45 minutes and from Baltal to Amarnath is ten minutes. Srinagar
But due to unusual hot climate the Amarnath Shivling has already started melting and people have started visiting the cave shrine before the official commencement of the journey.
Deccan Aviation also has Helicopter services to the Vaishno Devi Shrine.