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Who We Are

ZIP AVIATION offers helicopter tours of New York City and private charter services from NYC to the entire Northeast United States. Three different helicopter tours of NYC are available, ranging from 15 to 30 minutes in length.

Popular helicopter charter destinations include the Hamptons, Atlantic City, Boston, Washington D.C., 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 with spectacular views and a unique experience. We offer you a new perspective of 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 NYC’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) ZIP-OVER.

Meet Our Crew & Team


  • Captain: Benjamin Bodnar
  • Captain: Dave Sundlof
  • Captain: Ralph Molfetta
  • Captain: Adam Chunn
  • Captain: Wojciech Grodnicki
  • Captain: Gabriel Hernandez
  • Captain: Dillon Schroder
  • Captain: Andrew Woods
  • Captain: James Dotterer
  • Captain: James Whittaker
  • Captain: Adam Suchomel
  • Captain:  Anthony Taylor


  • CEO: Itai Shoshani
  • Chief Pilot: Adam Chunn
  • Director of Operations: Ralph Molfetta
  • Fleet Manager: Manny Nalawatta
  • General Manager: Melana Mallah
  • Operations Manager: Daniel Vargas
  • Charter Coordinator: Cleo David
  • Operations Coordinator: Max Poludniak
  • Operations Coordinator: DanielleMunoz
  • Operations Coordinator: Cary Palmer
  • Accounting Clerk: Simone De Freitas

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