Elevate your Summer Travel Blog Series: Episode 2: What to Consider When Choosing a Helicopter Charter

June 20, 2023

In episode 1 of our blog series, we highlighted the trend toward increased private aviation as congestion from commuting and airports persists. If you are traveling for business or pleasure this summer within a 250-mile radius of NYC and Miami or landing at either of these destinations in a jet, a private helicopter could save you a lot of headaches and time.

If you are ready to take your transportation to the next level, it’s crucial to choose the right helicopter operator. At HeliFlite, we provide more than just a luxurious and efficient means of transportation; we offer an unparalleled experience that embodies safety, comfort, and reliability. Below are some of the major considerations when evaluating which helicopter service you will trust to fulfill your plans safely, on time, and on your schedule. 

Experience Complete Control and Reliability: Flying directly with the Operator

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In today’s competitive market, many helicopter charter providers outsource their operations to third parties, acting merely as marketers or brokers. This approach often leads to inconsistencies in service quality, safety standards, and overall customer satisfaction. When you book with HeliFlite, you can rest assured that we manage every aspect of your charter from start to finish. As a full-service operator, we handle everything in-house – from scheduling your flight with our FAA-licensed dispatchers and full-time HeliFlite crewmembers to the maintenance of your aircraft – and every detail in between. This comprehensive approach allows us to maintain strict control over the safety, quality, and reliability of our services, ensuring a seamless and luxurious experience for our valued clients.

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Experience Unrivaled Peace of Mind: The Highest Safety Standards for You and Your Family

At HeliFlite, we pride ourselves on embodying the Higher Standard in private helicopter services, ensuring you and your family enjoy a safe, comfortable, and luxurious journey. With over 25 years of experience serving the Northeast, South Florida, and destinations along the eastern seaboard, we have accumulated more than 55,000 safe flying hours.

Our top priority is your peace of mind, and we understand that it encompasses far more than just reaching your destination. It means entrusting your travel plans to seasoned experts dedicated to providing the safest and most comfortable experience possible. We firmly believe that there can be no compromise when it comes to the safety of our passengers and their families. That’s why HeliFlite is proud to hold both ARG/US and Wyvern Wingman certifications, attesting to our unwavering commitment to safety and excellence. Unlike many competitors who outsource their maintenance programs, we also employ our own in-house technicians whose specialty is helicopter maintenance. 

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Before booking your next helicopter charter, be sure to review this pre-flight checklist and see how your operator stacks up.

  • • Are you flying on company-owned aircraft vs. the uncertainty of a brokered, third-party aircraft?
  • • Is your flight booked on your schedule vs. a limited preset schedule?
  • • Are the pilots full-time employees vs. contracted pilots with another carrier?
  • • Is the fleet of helicopters maintained by trained and experienced technicians?
  • • Does your operator give you and your family peace of mind backed by a strong safety record?
  • • Are the aircraft the safest in the industry with twin engines and dual pilots?
  • • Is your helicopter a completely private charter vs. a seat-sharing ride?
  • • Does the operator have a track record of servicing the industry?
  • • Is your helicopter operator adequately insured?

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Experience the Ultimate in Privacy, Flexibility, and Exceptional 24/7 Customer Service with HeliFlite

In today’s fast-paced world, your time is invaluable. HeliFlite is committed to providing you with a private helicopter service that ensures every minute is well-spent. Our customized transportation solution offers the freedom of flexibility, allowing you to reach your destination more quickly. With HeliFlite, you can forget the wasted hours spent in traffic jams, the stress of air travel delays, cancellations, or ride-sharing, or the challenge of fitting in that round of golf with your top client between meetings. Instead, you’ll arrive at your destination on time, feeling refreshed and ready to seize the day, having traveled in complete privacy and comfort.

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Choosing HeliFlite for your next private helicopter journey means you’re entrusting your travel plans to a company that has consistently delivered exceptional service, privacy, flexibility, and safety for over 25 years. Serving the Northeast and beyond, we have established ourselves as a stable and reliable partner in luxury transportation. When you choose HeliFlite, you’re not just booking a helicopter charter; you’re investing in an unparalleled experience that caters to your every need. Embark on your next adventure with us and allow HeliFlite to redefine luxury transportation, ensuring that every moment is optimized for your success and satisfaction. Experience the Higher Standard today – because when it comes to your travel, you deserve nothing less than the best.

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Carolyn Caretti Marino

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