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Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters

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Address: 6 East River Piers, Downtown Manhattan Heliport, New York City, NY 10004
Phone Number: 1.866.947.6837
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Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Description: Zip Aviation's Professional Aviation Team is committed to constantly...
Zip Aviation's Professional Aviation Team is committed to constantly improving our customer's experience. Our NEW management and flight crew teams are focused on your safety. We are completely dedicated to deliver an awesome experience during your visit and Tour. We strive to be the consumate and Premier Helicopter Service in New York City.
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Absolutely fantastic flight experience.

We decided to take a helicopter tour on a spur of the moment after a walk around Battery Park. We were approached by a member of staff from Zip Aviation at the front of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We decided the night before to book the hell tour of NYC rather than stand in line at multiple attractions. What a rush. Simple and efficient sign in process, amazing pilot, comfortable ride. If you only do one thing in NYC this should be it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Andrew the pilot put me at ease as I'd been really nervous. The trip was the highlight of our trip to NYC and I'd recommend it to anyone. It was expensive, but worth the money because it will be something I'll remember for the rest of my life.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic! Staff friendly and helpful. Andrew the Captain ( a very charming Irish man ) took time to chat to me and assure me I could sit where I was most comfortable as I am claustrophobic and didn't want people either side of me. So I got to sit with the pilot. One of best things I've ever done, highly... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

the actual tour was amazing. A memorable experience but the people taking reservations and taking your money weren't nice. My boyfriend and I were coming from jersey, called and said we were running late and we were given such an attitude when we arrived. We didn't mind having to wait a little longer but the attitude and tone was extremely... More 

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Zip M, Manager at Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters, responded to this review

Hello, We want to apologize for the tone you received from our staff when you arrived late. We will speak with them immediately about how to adequately handle that situation. Thank you for your feedback, and we are so happy that you enjoyed your helicopter tour! Sincerely, Meagan Manhattan Helicopters More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We decided to take a helicopter tour on a spur of the moment after a walk around Battery Park. We were approached by a member of staff from Zip Aviation at the front of the heliport who led us off to the office and handed us to a woman at the desk, who checked us in. She was friendly and... More 

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Zip M, Manager at Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters, responded to this review

Hi Dave, We are so thrilled that you enjoyed your helicopter tour! We will meet with the desk staff immediately to ensure that you are receiving the very best customer service. You are right - customer service is key, and our two top priorities are customer service and safety. Please rest assured knowing I will handle this situation directly with... More 

Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Was a very very nervous flyer but was given lots of support and encouragement by our pilot Andrew and achieved it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful customer service! The staff made the helicopter tour spectacular especially Santiago. Highly recommended!

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Veldhoven, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

The experience is ok. But the view out of the window is not as expected, especially when it is busy (mostly is) and you have to sit in the middle you won't be able to take any good pictures. My opinion -- TOO EXPENSIVE.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Best experience on a helicopter thanks to Santiago and the pilots the best 12 min in the air with very professionals and experienced team!! Best way to see NY. We were very lucky as we had a beautiful sunny day!!

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Fantastic helicopter ride, the views were amazing as we had a lovely hot clear day. The pilot let me sit in the front and fly the helicopter, he advised of the best pictures to take. Overall a fantastic experience.

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Address: Address: 6 East River Piers, Downtown Manhattan Heliport, New York City, NY 10004
Phone Number: 1.866.947.6837
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Financial District
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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