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Helicopter Flight Services - Helicopter Tours

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Address: Pier 6, East River, Downtown Manhattan Heliport, New York City, NY 10004
Phone Number: +1 212-355-0801
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Description: TOURS: See New York City from a different perspective. Our 4 helicopter...
TOURS: See New York City from a different perspective. Our 4 helicopter sightseeing tours, one of which is combined with a boat cruise, provide you with a bird's eye view of Manhattan and the surrounding area in comfort and style. Our helicopters are equipped with heat and air conditioning as well as a Bose stereo system to help you relax and enjoy the ride. Marvel at the splendid architecture of the Chrysler Building, the Empire State Building, and more as you travel down the Hudson River to the New York Harbor and the Intrepid Sea Air Space Museum. See the George Washington and Verrazano bridge that keep Manhattan connected. Reflect on New York's historic landmarks including the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Greenwich Village, South Street Seaport and the 120 year old Brooklyn Bridge. Baseball fans can even cheer for the Yankees above the stadium! CHARTERS: Whether you are taking a quick trip to the airport or heading to the Hamptons for the weekend, a helicopter charter offers a quick, easy, and comfortable alternative for travel in and out of the metro area. A helicopter charter is faster than a car service and able to travel farther into New York City than an airplane. Airport Transfers by helicopter can significantly reduce your travel time to and from New York City airports. Driving between Manhattan and airport areas could take more than an hour in unpredictable and aggravating traffic. Airport Transfers by helicopter typically take less than 10 minutes, giving you more time in the day for everything else. Airport Transfers are available between Manhattan and the Kennedy, LaGuardia, Newark, and Teterboro Airport as well as between the airports. Complimentary ground transportation is provided between the airline terminal and the helicopter landing area to get you to your destination quickly.
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I pre-booked the exclusive use of a 6 passenger 30 minute helicopter tour with these guys for the first flight on Monday 6 April 2015 for my family and I as part of my 50th... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Aberdeen, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

I pre-booked the exclusive use of a 6 passenger 30 minute helicopter tour with these guys for the first flight on Monday 6 April 2015 for my family and I as part of my 50th Birthday celebrations and it was a smooth as silk operation where every member of staff is totally professional in what they do as part of... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Queuing a bit random and disorganised but you can forgive that when you are in the air. Lucky enough to have wonderfully clear day Spectacular skyline, a must fit NYC

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Llandudno, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Slick, quick, friendly and well organised!. We hadn't booked in advance as we were weather watching in order to choose a good sunny day. From start to finish this tour was just perfect. Sensational views and seated next to the pilot meant I had a birds eye view. Only regret.........wish I'd done it on previous trips to NYC!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

Professional, friendly and slick operation, really pleasant and accommodating staff. The helicopter flight was superb, jaw-dropping views of the Manhattan skyline with a knowledgable and informative pilot. Can not recommend this enough, it was the highlight of our trip.

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Oslo, Norway
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Don`t do this if You are a tall guy. I was placed back to the pilot with a poor view. if I was a shorter person I would had seen moore, but as beeing 1m90 I was to tall to see anything but straight down to hudson river. It felt like waste of time, and only coused me a bad... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Brilliant helicopter flight to view Manhattan from the air. It was a gorgeous day and the best way to see the Big Apple. I had planned to pre-book the flight but someone warned me that the weather has a big influence on the experience. The day I was going to book was dull with low cloud and it would not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

We decided on our last day in New York to do a helicopter tour to end our amazing week. So glad we did, it was amazing luckily, it was the best day weather wise of the week. We turned up @ 9 am without booking and waited about an hour before we flew but we were just happy to get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

If you are travelling to New York this is something you must do!! The service was excellent and ran smoothly throughout. The views from the helicopter were amazing. I was really lucky and given the front seat but my friend said that the view was great in the back also. We both said that it was the highlight of our... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We did a trip over NY having already done walking, bus and bike tours. This was just the best A young Irish pilot called Liam gave us an informative and safe trip. The overall experience including safety briefing was spot on! Worth every cent

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We decided to go on a helicopter flight during our recent visit to New York and chose Helicopter Tours NY, as they were highly recommended to us by our hotel. They offer lots of options for different lengths of flights and occasions. All the staff were very friendly, welcoming and efficient. Safety and security were thorough and well handled. The... More 

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