Zip Aviation launched in 2004 and offers helicopter tours of New York City and private charter service from NYC to the entire Northeast United States. They use the newest, state of the art technology for those that enjoy arial tours, they have access to Bose headphones to listen to the full tour experience which is offered in 9 different languages.
Helicopters are available within an hour's notice and can take people anywhere within a 300-350 mile radius. Common destinations from NYC that can be chartered include: Connecticut and New Jersey. During the summer, they will fly people to the Hamptons, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Montauk, Philadelphia and D.C. In addition, this is a great option for airport transfers as well.
Although they strictly operate helicopters in New York, they have partnerships to connect people who do request plane travel whether they're looking to go to Savannah, Georgia or to arrange a 747 to fly to the islands.
Booking a helicopter involves calling their dispatchers and letting them know where you are interested in going to. The dispatcher will let you know the closest place that they can land that is near the desired destination.
Those looking to book a helicopter for an engagement proposal can book their Cloud Nine service as they handle everything from flowers, photographs, champagne and more.
This summer when people charter, the PGA Championship package - guests will be taken to Bethpage Black in style. Leaving from NYC, it takes 15 mins vs 2.5 hours from the city to arrive to the golf course with dynamic views along with an arrival right on the golf course steps away from the championship. This summer, they will fly key stakeholders, like PGA officials, C-Suite executives and corporate hospitality clients.
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Downtown Manhattan Heliport
6 East Rivers Piers
NY, NY 10004