Partnership fulfills a critical safety auditing standard required by Fortune 500 companies and will fast-track the growth of corporate charter aviation in Chicago and the MidwestChicago, IL (February 26, 20016). Vertiport Chicago, North America’s largest commercial heliport facility and HeliFlite, a full service, on-demand helicopter operator announced today a joint partnership which has brought HeliFlite to Vertiport Chicago’s heliport facility to offer ARG/US Platinum and Wyvern Wingman executive, cabin class helicopter service to charter clientele and Fortune 500 Companies.Corporate flight departments and fixed-wing operators desire, and often require, an ARG/US Platinum and Wyvern Wingman operator. This partnership fills a safety standards ..
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HeliFlite recently completed the refurbishment of its Sikorsky helicopter fleet. The upgrades included both interior and exterior refinishing as well as enhancements to on-board avionics and satellite tracking systems. In 2012 HeliFlite began a fleet expansion initiative with the purchase of 2 additional Sikorsky executive helicopters. Shortly after, they began to refurbish each of the Sikorsky helicopters in the HeliFlite fleet. The company saw a growing demand for helicopters that could accommodate 7 and 8 passengers. Since then, the company re-strategized their plan to include upgrades to 2 of the helicopters that would provide seating for 8 passengers. The third Sikorsky helicopter ..
NEWARK, N.J., April 2, 2014. HeliFlite is adding an Agusta helicopter to its managed fleet. The company now operates a total of 8 aircraft in the region. HeliFlite has recently signed an aircraft management agreement for an Agusta helicopter, increasing the company’s fleet in the region to 8 aircraft — up from just one helicopter in 1998. The Agusta will be based at the company’s Newark, N.J. base.
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–December 13, 2013 04:00 PM. EST. Kenny Dichter, Founder and CEO of Wheels Up, the revolutionary membership-based private aviation company and Kurt Carlson, CEO of HeliFlite, a full-service helicopter operator offering on-demand charter, have jointly announced a partnership providing Wheels Up members access to HeliFlite’s fleet of Bell 430 and Sikorsky S-76 executive-class helicopters for transfers between Manhattan and Tri-state area airports, effective immediately. This partnership fits perfectly into the Wheels Up mission to offer a total aviation solution to its members with “mission-appropriate” flight options. As a partner of Wheels Up, HeliFlite will be the primary helicopter service referral ..
NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — In recognition of its ongoing commitment to safety, ARG/US international has again awarded HeliFlite its highest Platinum Safety Rating. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130103/NY36316 ) “HeliFlite has consistently demonstrated its commitment to safety and exceptional personalized service. Maintaining a Platinum rating from ARG/US is a reflection of our company’s ongoing efforts to ensure the highest aviation standards and practices. We are proud to remain a member of this elite group who is dedicated to safety,” commented Kurt Carlson, CEO of HeliFlite. HeliFlite is a full service helicopter operator along the eastern seaboard. The company employs the top personnel in the industry including ..
NEWARK, N.J., Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — HeliFlite™ is pleased to announce the continued expansion of its fleet with the addition of a third Sikorsky S-76 helicopter. The purchase is the second aircraft acquired in 2012 for the 14-year-old company. A welcome addition to the fleet, the S-76 helicopter is finely appointed with a spacious seven-passenger luxury interior. The HeliFlite fleet now includes four Bell 430 and three Sikorsky S-76 executive helicopters. HeliFlite exclusively operates twin-engine and dual piloted cabin class aircraft, which accommodate 6-8 passengers. All aircraft are equipped with state of the art avionics. HeliFlite’s safety record since founding in 1998 is ..
NEWARK, N.J., June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — HeliFlite™ is pleased to announce the expansion of its fleet with the addition of a Sikorsky S-76B helicopter. The HeliFlite fleet features a complement of five Bell 430 and two Sikorsky S-76B executive helicopters. HeliFlite only operates executive class twin-engine, dual pilot aircraft which accommodate 6-8 passengers. All aircraft are Category A certified and equipped with a Traffic Collision Avoidance System (TCAS-1), Electronic Flight Instrumentation System (EFIS), and a Global Positioning System (GPS) for precise navigation in any weather. HeliFlite’s outstanding safety record has been recognized by ARGUS International who has awarded HeliFlite ..
NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — For the month of February, HeliFlite is offering a “Half HeliCard™” (12.5 hours) as an introduction to the 25-hour HeliCard™ program. This is an outstanding opportunity for customers to enjoy significant, year round savings, while having guaranteed access to HeliFlite’s award winning helicopter service. At HeliFlite, HeliCard™ sales have grown dramatically as customers recognize they can enjoy the guaranteed availability of helicopter ownership without a large capital investment or carrying costs. No long-term commitment is required. The HeliCard™ is the perfect option for regional helicopter transportation. The HeliFlite fleet features a complement of Bell 430 and ..
New York, New York – Reported by Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine The calendar may have turned past Labor Day, but New Yorkers know that some of the most romantic beach outings in the Hamptons unfold during the fall. Fall weekends are also a time when thoughts turn to crisp apples, the gold and red of New England fall foliage, and a cozy fireplace. Always ready to make the best of New York and its surroundings seamlessly available to hotel guests from around the world, The Setai Fifth Avenue, a Capella Managed Hotel, has unveiled two new luxury ..
ARGUS recognizes HeliFlite’s ongoing commitment to safety by renewing their Platinum Safety Rating through 2012. “It is great to see operations like HeliFlite, who acknowledge the importance of building an organization focused around safety and quality, maintain the ARGUS Platinum Rating”, said ARGUS President and CEO, Joseph Moeggenberg. “HeliFlite should be proud to be one of a very few number of dedicated helicopter operators who have achieved the prestigious Platinum Rating. I commend HeliFlite for continuing to strive for excellence and meeting the challenging requirements of the ARGUS Platinum standard.” “HeliFlite has consistently demonstrated a commitment to safety and exceptional ..
NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — HeliFlite announces 24/7 airport helicopter transfer services. Airport transfers are available to and from private area airports: Teterboro (TEB) andWhite Plains (HPN) as well as international hubs such as Newark (EWR), John F. Kennedy (JFK) and LaGuardia Airport (LGA). The flight time into any of the 3 New York City heliports is under 15 minutes. HeliFlite operates within a 250-mile radius of New York City. The ability to travel directly into Manhattan, avoiding time-consuming car commutes to and from the airport, is a compelling advantage when time is at a premium. In the Northeast helicopters are undoubtedly the most efficient way to travel ..
The Ride for Recovery and the Huey 091 Foundation offer support to wounded veterans and their families. The Linfoots are participating in a special 9/11 Memorial Edition Ride for Recovery Challenge event. The ride will be span over 8 days and approximately 530 miles. The riders will begin at Liberty State Park in view of the World Trade Center site and head west to the United 93 Memorial in Shanksville, Pa. They will make stops at a number of historical sites before finishing at the Pentagon Memorial. Gary and Mari Linfoot have trained for new adventure and it’s a big ..
HeliFlite has approval for an exclusive landing site less than a mile from the event, transporting guests directly from their helicopters to a VIP entrance. The 2011 Barclays PGA Golf Tournament takes place August 23rd-28th at the prestigious Plainfield Country Club in Edison, New Jersey. HeliFlite has approval for a private landing site less than a mile away from the event. Attendees to the tournament arriving by car will use a drop off point or parking, both over 8 miles away, and then use a shuttle bus to access the event. Founded in 1998, HeliFlite is a full service helicopter ..
HeliFlite celebrates a proud milestone in safety by exceeding 20,000 accident-free flight hours in their 12 year history. Founded in 1998, HeliFlite is a full service helicopter operator offering on demand charter, a 25-hour HeliCard, fractional ownership and aircraft management services. HeliFlite’s outstanding safety record has been recognized by ARGUS International who has awarded HeliFlite “Platinum” status as well as Wyvern who has audited the company seven times and recommends HeliFlite as a “Wyvern Wingman.” HeliFlite has become the preferred operator for Fortune 500 companies, aviation professionals, and affluent travelers for both business and personal use. “HeliFlite has consistently demonstrated a commitment to safety and exceptional service. ..