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Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters

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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 1 week ago via mobile

It was a amazing trip. You can choose between three tours. You get a fantastic view over all sightseeing elements of New York. Everything is well organized and really fast

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank R1155WWalib
Zip M, Customer Service Staff at Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello R1155WWalib, Thank you for your review. You are right, any of our three Tours (15-Minutes, 20-Minutes and 30-Minutes), will give you fantastic views of Manhattan and all its iconic buildings/attractions. It is quite an unforgettable experience, isn't it? Cheers!

Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Ab (Abraham) at reception process was brilliant. He mapped out Manhattan with me on a map as my first visit. Thanks for the pen Max! Stephen our fab pilot was funny, informative & just amazing! Everyone was friendly & accomadating! Bucket list dream, thanks guys!!More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank iggypoo
Zip M, Customer Service Staff at Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2018

Hello Mrs Whitehouse, Thank you for your review. We're glad that by taking a Helicopter Tour of Manhattan, you were able to check one off your Bucket List. We sincerely work hard to give each of our guests a flight that's not only unforgettable but...More

Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

This companies sales staff are amongst the most rude and confrontational I have ever encountered. The salesman I dealt with actually told me F Off when I wouldn’t immediately purchase his flight as I wanted to shop around ......he seemed amazed that I hadn’t taken...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Cwmbran01
Zip M, Customer Service Staff at Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2018

Hello Cwmbran01, We are sorry to hear about your experience with one of our agents. We do not tolerate such behavior from any of our staff. We know that Helicopter Tours are a special treat and that for most, a once-in-a-lifetime experience. We agree that...More

Reviewed 7 December 2018

Well organised and fantastic experience. I would recommend it to all. Highlight of our trip to New York.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Janine071972
Zip M, Customer Service Staff at Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2018

Hello Janine071972, We're glad that you enjoyed your Helicopter Tour! Seeing Manhattan from above is indeed the best way to see how beautiful the city is. Seeing the Statue of Liberty up close is a truly unforgettable experience! Hope you took lots of pictures! Cheers!

Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

This arrogant guy ruined our whole experience. He was very rude! We didn’t pay 250 dollars just to be treated that way. I wouldn’t recommend this company. Will write a full review soon!More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Justin112888
Zip M, Customer Service Staff at Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2018

Hello Justin112888, Thank you for bringing this to our attention. It is not the kind of review we'd like to see, but reviews like this help us improve our services. We will address this issue with our Heliport Ramp Staff to avoid incidents such as...More

Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

I would definitely recommend this company 1st class service. Fantastic views and friendly staff. Something a would do again

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Vicky C
Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

Disappointing. Staff where not attentive it was if we were invisable apart from when they did the safety check. Then we were told the person who sat by pilot would be chosen by height and weight which is fare enough, but the couple on our...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank traceyp410
Zip M, Customer Service Staff at Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2018

Hello traceyp410, We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your Helicopter Tour. This is not the feedback we'd like to hear from our guests. With regards to seating arrangement - this is determined upon check-in based on weight distribution to achieve balance....More

Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

I bought my husband and I the helicopter flight as a wedding gift and it was one of the first things we did in New York. I was nervous to begin with, but I sat with the pilot, Andrew, who calmed my nerves. The flight...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Imogen C
Zip M, Customer Service Staff at Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2018

Hello Imogen C, First, Congratulations! A Honeymoon in New York makes it extra special, doesn't it? Thank you for your wonderful review! We're glad that you've enjoyed your flight with Andrew. Seeing Manhattan from above and getting that close to Lady Liberty is an experience...More

Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

We were 3 ladies on a sight seeing holiday in New York who decided to take a helicopter ride We went with Zip Aviation and all I can say is WOW! From the guys on the ground to Andy Woods, our pilot, everyone is there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
6  Thank Linda F
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

Great views, cramped inside though as they squeeze in 6 people plus pilot. The Pilot was friendly, ground staff purely businesslike. I timed the flight from beginning to end and it lasted exactly 19 minutes which was better than I expected. We flew over the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Trevorkmcc2020
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patandstan2017
10 May 2017|
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Response from Zip M | 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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