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Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters: Tours & Tickets

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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...more
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6 E River Piers, Downtown Manhattan Heliport, New York City, NY 10004-3200
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Reviewed yesterday

Yes it's expensive at around £200 per head all in with taxes and photos but it's simply the best view of Manhattan you'll ever get! We booked this a few days before leaving the UK as a special 21st birthday treat for our son and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Cherwell3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I want to give ZIP AVIATION my special thanks for the amazing and incredible flight that I’ve experienced this week!!! I have to remark that none has to loose this unique experience!!! The 20 minutes is the right option but, of course, 30 minutes is...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was professional, efficient, and polite. A couple extra costs - $40 USD / person when you arrive. You must lock your bags up in lockers which requires cash to purchase tokens. The staff take pictures of you and your travel companions with their...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Ataylor193
ZipAviation2019, Customer Service Staff at Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Ataylor193, Thank you for your review. Next time you visit New York City, hope you can join us on the longer Tours. Cheers!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Literally THE best experience of my entire life. Booking the tour was very easy. A couple clicks and done. The ONE issue was because the UN was in town the week of our tour, our flight time had to be shortened. Customer service was excellent...More

Thank SassCakes
ZipAviation2019, Customer Service Staff at Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello SassCakes, Thank you for your review. We're glad you had an awesome time! You are right, we can only fly the short Tour during this time. And we thank customers like you for being understanding and flexible! When the UN General Assembly is in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are the smallest/lightest person on the flight you will get stuck in the terrible middle seat. It’s not even a seat. It’s the middle arm rest part with a seat belt. See my pic. Uncomfortably squashed. And view diminished. Waste of hundreds of...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank kiwiyankee
ZipAviation2019, Customer Service Staff at Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello kiwiyankee, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Helicopters are weight sensitive and weight and balance determines seating arrangement in a Helicopter. We're sorry you were not happy with your seat/tour. For people who are concerned about seating: you have the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Florian, my son, and our friend Dagmar were waiting for their helicopter flight and I met Andrew, the Irish pilot who asked what time my flight was at. I explained that due to my (really existing) fear of flying and being air sick that I...More

Date of experience: August 2019
2  Thank blueeyeprincess
ZipAviation2019, Customer Service Staff at Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello blueeyeprincess, Thank you for your review! What a great help this is for others who have a fear of flying! Our hats off to you for overcoming that fear and enjoying every minute of your Tour. We are glad you had your flight with...More

Reviewed 9 September 2019 via mobile

We had a fantastic experience. My wife gets motion sick easily. When mentioned to the pilot (Cpt Andrew Woods), he took extra good care of her and made the flight a once in a lifetime experience.

Date of experience: September 2019
3  Thank 344ddc
ZipAviation2019, Customer Service Staff at Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello 344ddc. Thank you! We are glad you had a fantastic experience! We are proud of our Pilots and our Team at the Heliport. Thank you for your shout out to Capt. Andrew Woods! Cheers!

Reviewed 8 September 2019 via mobile

Would highly recommend doing this, brilliant seeing NYC from the sky. Our driver was excellent and added some extra points not stated on the recording.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank jkh18
ZipAviation2019, Customer Service Staff at Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello jkh18, Thank you for your review and your recommendation! Cheers!

Reviewed 6 September 2019 via mobile

Fantastic experience! Very organised, haven’t rated 5 as there was an issue with the audio in the helicopter and our mikes did’t work. Slightly miffed to be asked to pay $2 non-refundable for lockers to put our belongings in and then to be sold photos...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 354
ZipAviation2019, Customer Service Staff at Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello 354, Thank you for your review. Our Ops Team will look into the headphones/audio issue, thank you for bringing this to our attention. Purchase of the photos taken before your Tour is optional. It is not mandatory that you buy them. While in-flight, you...More

Reviewed 4 September 2019

We did the 15 min Manhattan tour with Zip Aviation - and it was fantastic!! The tour took us around Statue of Liberty and all the way up Hudson river towards Central Park and back, with a magnificant view over Manhattan!! A moment in life...More

Date of experience: August 2019
2  Thank Knorrth
ZipAviation2019, Customer Service Staff at Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Knorrth, Thank you for your review. We are glad you had a fantastic Tour! We agree, a Helicopter Tour is the best way to experience how magnificent New York City is! Cheers!

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patandstan2017
10 May 2017|
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Response from ZipAviation2019 | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, it's possible to transfer someone from a wheelchair to the helicopter. The individuals family member will have to assist the passenger into the helicopter. Our ramp agents can assist the... More
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TravelgirlAnak1
17 April 2015|
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Response from holssunski | Reviewed this property |
The company will do its best to maximise the capacity of each helicopter therefore it is highly unlikely that you will get a helicopter to yourself. They also weigh everyone and then tell you where to sit to ensure an even... More
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