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Gotham Air: newest luxury helicopter service for NYC airports

Published: 21/01/2015 - Filed under: Home » News »

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There’s a new way to get to JFK or Newark Liberty Airport from NYC and will cut the commute.   Gotham Air, launchedJanuary 20, 2015 is premiere daily crowdsourced helicopter service that plans to change how you get to the airport.  The company has partnered with Helicopter Flight Services and uses Bell 407 choppers. 

Arrangements can be made through the Gotham Air app available for iOS and Android platforms and is available at the iTunes store.  Daily flights available. 

"We make getting to the airport fast, luxurious and exciting and have created an enjoyable experience that people can look forward to," said Gotham Air President, Colleen Cowan. "Our fast and smooth Bell 407 choppers are the sports car of helicopters with speeds of up to 160mph with first class seating allowing customers to take in breathtaking views of the city."

First time riders will receive an introductory $99 rate.  After the first ride, a one-way fare is $199 - $219 depending on departure time. 

They offer hors d’oveuvres from Chef Thomas Keller’s Bouchon Bakery, Beverage services on afternoon flights, VIP lounges and ground support concierge services.  There is also an inclement weather guarantee backed by Tesla.  If flying conditions are unsafe, Gotham Air will drive guests to the airport in a Tesla S. 

It’s a new service that is bound to get some notice.  For more details check out their website

By Elizabeth Atkinson

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