Thu, Dec 01, 2011
New York Company To Offer Flights To Golf, Disney, Other
Florida, particularly south Florida, has often been compared to
a southern suburb or New York City. And maybe it's a sign of the
improving economy, or just that companies see a niche that needs to
be filled and move to fill it, but a New York helicopter charter
operation has set up shop in West Palm Beach to provide high-end
helicopter shuttle services to popular tourist and other
destinations in the Sunshine State.
"Florida is a popular travel destination for our clientele,"
states Brian Lantier, Director of Strategy and Business Development
at HeliFlite. "The demand for charter operations has increased
significantly over the years. The ability to save time by flying
directly to top golf courses, Miami or Disney World is a huge
The HeliFlite fleet features a complement of Bell 430 and
Sikorsky S-76 executive helicopters. HeliFlite says it only
operates executive class twin-engine aircraft and always flies with
two pilots. 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 claims an exceptional safety record since its founding
in 1998. The company recently renewed its ARGUS Platinum rating and
has also been recognized by Wyvern who has audited the company
seven times and recommends HeliFlite as a "Wyvern Wingman."
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