Commuter Helicopter Flights Debut In China

Mainland China’s first commuter helicopter service took off last week, promising faster connectivity for the major business cities of the Pearl River Delta.   Private general aviation operator Astro Air, in partnership with China Southern Zhuhai Helicopter Branch, has launched flights between Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Zhuhai. The service is modeled after helicopter shuttle services in … Continue reading

London Heliport Opens New Terminal

The London Heliport, located at the city’s Battersea district, has opened a new passenger terminal on the southeast side of the apron. Owned by the von Essen Group and operated by PremiAir, one of the UK’s leading executive helicopter services companies, the new terminal forms part of the London Vertical Gateway development.   The new terminal … Continue reading

Helicopter Transfer For ANA First Class Passengers

Japan’s All Nippon Airways has announced it will offer First Class passengers arriving into Tokyo on selected flights a complimentary helicopter transfer service between Narita Airport and the downtown Ark Hills heliport.   Beginning 16 September 2009, passengers will be taken by car after arrival at Narita Airport to the nearby Narita (Sakura) Heliport for … Continue reading

Hermes Helicopter For Narita Airport Shuttle

Japan’s Mori Building City Air Services Co. Ltd. has announced it will introduce a special edition Eurocopter EC135 helicopter with interiors by luxury fashion house Hermes. The company will inaugurate a helicopter shuttle service between Tokyo Narita Airport and the ARK Hills heliport in central Tokyo in September 2009.   Able to carry up to 4 … Continue reading