Uber Copter Is Launching Next Month

Uber Copter Is Launching Next Month”

Uber will begin offering helicopter service in New York City beginning on July 9th as part of its new Uber Copter service. Like the company's standard ride-hailing service, Uber Copter will operate with dynamic pricing, with an average ride costing between $200 and $250.

While no flying cars have been announced yet, Uber has said that Uber Copter will transport passengers between Lower Manhattan and JFK. Even customers who can afford paying about $200 for an eight-minute trip can't use the exclusive helicopter service unless they're elite members of Uber's customer rewards program. We have built Uber Copter to win us with insight and right-world ride as we proceed to lay the foundation for Uber Air. The aim of Uber Copter is to axe the total time it takes to travel between both places, which could take at least 60 minutes and during rush hour, more than two hours, Engadget reported. Once seats are reserved, passengers will receive an email from Uber with a boarding pass.

While other helicopter services are available to NY airports, Uber is touting this as a "seamless" solution that includes all ground transportation and which can be booked on its smartphone app. "The main goal of this initial venture is to understand the operations behind aerial vehicles".

Endgaget reports that the helicopters can carry up to five passengers at once.

Uber partnered with Heliflite, a helicopter charter company whose fleet utilizes a dual engine and dual pilot system. After a 90-second safety video, the whirlybirds will takeoff and head on over to JFK airport and land at a heliport within the vicinity of Terminal 8 at JFK. Blade's 7 a.m. -to-7 p.m. service from Manhattan now leaves from three Blade Lounges - near Hudson Yards on the West Side, East 34th Street and Wall Street - and also offers continuous flights to LaGuardia and Newark Airports from Sunday through Friday. Customers are allowed to fly only with carry-on bags, but for $85, the company will pick up and deliver checked luggage between the airport and any address in Manhattan.

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