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.

Location & Contact

Hours of Operation

Monday — Saturdays: 9am-7pm

Holidays: 9am-5pm

(212) 422-1700

Downtown Manhattan Heliport
6 East River Piers
New York, NY 10004


CEO/Chief Pilot: Itai Shoshani
Director of Operations: Ralph Molfetta
Director of Maintenance: Manny Nalawatta
General Manager: Melana Mallah
Operations Manager: Daniel Vargas
Operations Coordinator: Max Poludniak
Operations Coordinator: Abe Rivera
Sales Manager: Neftali Rivera III
Ramp Agents Manager: Santiago Tineo
Accounting Clerk: Simone De Freitas

Careers: [email protected]


Captain:  Andrew Woods
Captain: Dave Sundlof
Captain: Ralph Molfetta
Captain: David Seaman
Captain: Andrew Hough
Captain: Jesse Spellts
Captain: Autumn Cabaniss
Captain:Brandon Sawyer
Captain: Adam Chunn
Captain: Melissa Wnorowski
Captain: Declan Kavanagh


(212) 422-1700

Downtown Manhattan Heliport
6 East River Piers
New York, NY 10004