Heli World

London: Business Jet Capital of Europe

With some eight airports serving the UK’s capital, London boasts a wonderful choice to the private and business jet charter client. However, leaving these airports quickly by car can be a major issue when trying to get clients to their final destination. To solve this problem, a helicopter charter directly from the airport to London […]

Helicopters in TV Adverts

Our recent participation in a photo shoot on No Man’s Land Fort had us thinking about TV adverts that featured helicopters, especially when we saw one of 2016’s Christmas adverts featuring Mrs. Claus making some special deliveries in her’s. Our Operations Team came up with these suggestions and then thought we should have a quiz […]

Airbus H160 – The future of Helicopters

It isn’t often you get totally blown away by a new helicopter but when Airbus announced the distinct features and attributes planned for the H160, we were genuinely excited and keen for every drop of new information. They recently released photographs and specifications of their prototype and we were not disappointed. If there was only […]

Battersea Heliport

A Guide to Barclays London Heliport

We’re constantly flying charters in an out of London and the main landing place is Barclay’s Heliport in Battersea. This guest blog, by Heliport Manager Simon Hutchins, gives you an insight into the present day operation and its place in aviation history. The Barclays London Heliport alongside the River Thames at Battersea is the only […]

Lewis Hamilton’s First Helicopter Flight to the British Grand Prix

After an unfortunate start to the season, Lewis Hamilton looks set to become unstoppable in 2014, winning both the Malaysian and Bahrain Grand Prix. Every time we see him race we’re taken back to the day he flew with Atlas Helicopters for the first time to Silverstone. It was in 2008 and back then Lewis […]

Top Helicopter Toys For Christmas

With Christmas just a matter of weeks away, you’re probably racking your brains for what to buy your children and your younger relatives. We may be biased, but there’s one gift we’re eager to recommend – a toy helicopter! Helicopters have fascinated children since their inception, and a helicopter small enough to fit in your […]

History of the Agusta 109 Helicopter

Here at Atlas, we’re very proud to be able to offer our new Agusta A109E to charter. This model features a spacious interior with 5 crème leather passenger seats. As it is also quieter than most helicopters there is no need to wear headsets and with two large rear windows you are guaranteed an excellent […]

Olympic Boost for Battersea Heliport

Battersea Heliport, now known as The Barclays London Heliport is warning that landing slots for the Olympic Games in July are rapidly getting filled. Spectators and visitors looking to fly into London to avoid the queues need to book their helicopter flights sooner rather than later. Battersea Heliport is in a strong position as it […]

Common misconceptions with Helicopters

There are many misconceptions with helicopters, namely: Helicopters are just for the rich and famous; Helicopters are expensive and therefore I cannot possibly afford to charter or hire; Private helicopters are owned by pretentious types; Helicopters are harmful to the environment. The Biggy……… Helicopters are Dangerous!! All of the above misconceptions of course have logical […]