We shared how Uber was planning to launch a new helicopter service called Uber Copter in New York City. The new service will compete with BLADE continuous, as Uber’s addition will provide connections between lower Manhattan and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.
To kick things off, they are offering 25% off for Uber Rewards Members: Enter the code below in the Payment section of your Uber app for 25% off your first Uber Copter ride: FIRSTCOPTER
- You can request to book your trip directly in the Uber app. A single tap of a button can get you access to a ride with Uber from your pickup location to the heliport, a helicopter flight, and a ride from the heliport to your destination.
- Simply set your pickup and dropoff locations—one in Manhattan and the other at JFK airport—to see Copter’s windows of availability and pricing.
- Going to JFK? You may request a trip when you’re ready to go, or up to 5 days in advance. Coming from JFK? Book your trip on demand when your flight lands.
- Uber Copter is available Monday through Friday during afternoon rush hours for trips between lower Manhattan and JFK International Airport. If your journey is starting or ending within our designated zone, you’ll see Copter as an option in your Uber app. The designated zone includes all of Manhattan south of Houston Street and select areas with access to the West Side Highway.