Uber has taken to the skies in the US offering helicopter flights to JKF Airport in New York, the service is only available to premium members until 7 October.
Uber Copter is now available for all riders, enabling people to seamlessly travel from Manhattan to JFK 🚁
The pilot is designed to generate learnings for a future all-electric Uber Air ride-sharing network. pic.twitter.com/oUtDSO67Zg
— Uber (@Uber) October 3, 2019
Flights cost from $200 per person for an eight minute helicopter flight to and from lower Manhattan helipad.
The Uber Copter or Uber Air are partnered with Boeing and will develop future aircraft and will be testing the service in other cities early in 2020.