Wings Air Airbus AS350 helicopter in flight over New York City
Wings Air Helicopters will begin scheduled morning commuter service between White Plains, New York and Manhattan starting on March 1. (Photo: Wings Air Helicopters)

Wings Air Helicopters To Begin NYC Commuter Route

Scheduled morning commuter service between White Plains, New York, and Manhattan will start tomorrow.

On March 1, Wings Air Helicopters will begin morning commuter flights from Westchester County Airport in White Plains, New York, to Manhattan East 34th Street Heliport. Operating on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays—the 15-minute flights in the company’s six-passenger Airbus AS350 will depart at 8 a.m.

The price is $499 per seat, with discounts available for frequent fliers, and reservations are subject to a 48-hour cancellation notice policy. The company plans to add additional flights as demand merits.  

Wings Air Helicopters was founded by investment banker Javier Diaz in 2002. It offers charter and air tour flights and flight training and operates an Airbus AS350 and AS355, as well as a Robinson R44 Raven II. Diaz is a native of Colombia and comes from a family of pilots, including his father and uncle.