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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 : Adam Chunn
Captain: Dillon Schroder
Captain: Matthew Layden
Captain: Benjamin Bodnar
Captain: Michael Conte
Captain: Laura Douvier
Captain: Jonah Garber
Captain: Dewayne Goar
Captain: Wojciech Grodnicki
Captain: Edward Huerta Jr
Captain: Jena Kendall
Captain: Aldan McNeil
Captain: Alexander Ralston
Captain: Robert Rodgame
Captain: David Sundlof


  • CEO: Itai Shoshani
  • Director of Operations: Ralph Molfetta
  • Chief Pilot: Adam Chunn
  • Assistant Chief Pilot: Dillon Schroder
  • Training Captain: Matthew Layden
  • Fleet Manager: Manny Nalawatta
  • General Manager: Melana Mallah
  • Accounting Clerk: Simone De Freitas
  • Charter Flight Coordinator Supervisor: Daniel Vargas
  • Lead Charter Coordinator: Cleo David
  • Ramp Agents Supervisor: Osvaldo Vigo
  • Operations Coordinator: Omar Korayem
  • Operations Coordinator: Leo LeBrun

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