About Us

  • Zip Aviation offers helicopter tours of New York City and private charter services from NYC to the entire Northeast United States.  Three helicopter tours of NYC are available ranging from 12-30 minutes in length.  
  • Popular helicopter charter destinations include the Hamptons, Atlantic City, Boston, Washington, DC, Philadelphia, and surrounding areas.  Helicopters can land anywhere with an adequate landing space as determined by your Captain and with expressed written consent by the property owner.  Our helicopters are available to you within an hour's notice in New York City, Connecticut, and New Jersey.  
  • Our helicopter tours of New York provide you spectacular views and a very unique experience.  We offer you a new look to a beloved city in a way no other NYC tour can.  Zip Aviation is committed to maintaining our proven customer satisfaction and safety record.  See all of New York City’s historical sights today from the most breathtaking aerial angles during your helicopter ride around the Big Apple! All tours are offered in the following nine languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Russian, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, and Portuguese.  Call us to reserve your helicopter seat today! Contact us at (212) 422-1700 or (866) ZIPOVER.
Basic Info
  • Location
  • Zip Aviation 
  • Helicopter Tours & Charters 
  • Downtown Manhattan Heliport
  • 6 East River Piers
  • New York, NY 10004


  • +1 (212) 422-1700
  • +1 (866) ZIP-OVER

    Hours of Operation

  • Mondays - Saturdays 9am -7pm

  • Holidays    9am - 5pm

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CEO/Chief Pilot: Itai Shoshani
General Manager: Melana Mallah
Flight Operations Manager: Daniel Vargas
Director of Operations: Ralph Molfetta
Flight Operations Coordinator: Max Poludniak
Flight Operations Coordinator: Abe Rivera
Ramp Agents Supervisor:  Santiago Tineo
Careers: careers@zipaviation.com
Pilot: Captain Andrew Woods
Pilot: Captain Dave Sundlof
Pilot: Captain Ralph Molfetta
Pilot: Captain David Seaman
Pilot: Captain Andrew Hough
Pilot: Captain Autumn Cabaniss
Pilot: Captain Brandon Sawyer
Pilot: Captain Jesse Spellts
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