HeliFlite and The International Yacht Company Announce New Partnership

July 11, 2023

We are thrilled to announce our new partnership with The International Yacht Company (IYC), a global leader specializing in luxury yachting experiences. This alliance marks a significant milestone in our journey, reinforcing our commitment to providing unparalleled luxury and convenience to our distinguished clientele. Thanks to this collaboration, our vision of combining the grandeur of superyacht travel with the speed and efficiency of private helicopter service is now a reality.

As we unite our strengths with IYC, we are excited to create an unmatched travel experience that seamlessly transitions from the tranquility of the sea to the exhilarating heights of the sky. We see this as an opportunity to redefine luxury travel, offering our clients the best of both worlds in one seamless journey.

Together, we will continue to prioritize safety and excellence, hosting exclusive events that showcase our commitment to delivering superior service. This partnership underlines our shared dedication to enhancing the client experience, demonstrating our relentless pursuit of innovation and excellence in the luxury travel industry.

We look forward to the extraordinary journeys that lie ahead, confident that this partnership will elevate the travel experiences for our clients, setting new standards in luxury, safety, and sophistication. Whether on the sea or in the sky, we’re here to ensure our clients’ journeys are not just about reaching the destination but cherishing the unforgettable experience of getting there.

View our recent Press Release Below. 

New York, New York, Tuesday, July 11, 2023 – HeliFlite, the leading luxury private helicopter operator, has announced a partnership with IYC – The International Yacht Company, providing clients with an unparalleled, bespoke travel experience. Clients are now offered direct transfer from superyacht to helicopter and vice versa. HeliFlite and IYC have aligned as partners to create a long-term global alliance that represents the highest standards of performance, excellence, and sophistication.

HeliFlite and IYC will serve as partners in their respective fields across the Northeast and Florida, as both companies mutually prioritize unmatched safety as the standout feature amongst industry competitors. Throughout the term of their partnership, HeliFlite and IYC will collaborate on a number of exclusive events throughout the country, including Art Basel Miami Beach, the Newport Charter Yacht Show, and the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

The newfound relationship will provide HeliFlite with opportunities to demonstrate and exercise the ultimate in UHNWI travel, their proven-safe aircraft landing on yacht helipads. A feature of both luxury and versatility, HeliFlite’s increased access via its new partnership with IYC underscores both brands’ continued dedication to optimal convenience and partnerships to maximize the client experience. From float to fly, HeliFlite and IYC have you covered now more than ever.

“HeliFlite’s partnership with IYC demonstrates our commitment to continuous innovation within the luxury travel industry. HeliFlite takes immense pride in providing our esteemed clients with a premiere, safe travel experience that seamlessly blends the most exquisite aspects of private aviation and charter yachts.”

– Kurt Carlson
CEO of HeliFlite

Transportation between superyachts and quick, luxurious helicopter rides is now seamless through the joint efforts of HeliFlite and IYC – leading innovators focused on making the impossible possible and forging the landscape for what we define as truly exceptional.

“We are excited about the possibilities this partnership brings and the opportunities it presents for our clients to create extraordinary experiences, combining the freedom of yachting with the convenience and speed of helicopter transportation. Whether our clients are looking for a convenient way to join us during the Palm Beach International Show, fly from Nantucket to the Hamptons for dinner, head over to their preferred golf course, or travel to and from their jet, we look forward to providing a seamless journey together with HeliFlite. Whether on the sea or in the sky, we want to make our clients’ journeys count, save them time, and maximize their travel with memorable experiences so they can not only enjoy their destination, but cherish the journey there too.”

– Raphael Sauleau
CEO, IYC Yachts

About HeliFlite

HeliFlite has been the elite private helicopter service of choice, serving the Northeast, South Florida and destinations along the eastern seaboard for over 25 years with 55,000 safe flying hours. HeliFlite owns and operates one of the largest fleets of dual-piloted, twin-engine Sikorsky S-76 and AW139’s available on the East Coast. With HeliFlite, your travel needs are served in a way that’s personalized, flexible and with a travel experience that’s unrivaled.

About IYC Yachts

With a strong heritage in yachting, IYC provides exceptional service to discerning clients, yacht owners, buyers, charterers, and crew worldwide. IYC is one of the world’s largest international yachting companies with over 130 passionate professionals based in 15 strategically located offices around the globe (Europe and USA). IYC manages the largest charter fleet worldwide with over 140 superyachts located in all key cruising destinations.

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