Helicopter Hire | The ‘how to’ on Helicopter chartering

Helicopter hire or helicopter charter is a perfect way to travel. There are many things to see and do around the UK, and getting there in style is always a bonus. Whether you are traveling from London to Manchester, or need to organize an experience for your team we are here. 

Here at Atlas, we offer private helicopter hire for many occasions, our team is available to talk through your requirements. Offering a bespoke service that suits you will always be our top priority.

How do I hire a Helicopter?

Helicopter chartering, or helicopter hire, couldn’t be easier; all you have to do is let our team know your schedule and locations and we can help plan your travel. It is important to remember that helicopters can land anywhere it is safe to do so. Our Pilots will inform you of the pick-up and drop-off locations to ensure that the highest safety standards are met.

If you want to receive a quick estimate simply use our online quote generator. This will give you a rough estimate of how much your travel will likely cost. Speak to our team directly to discuss any further details or requirements. 

What can I use a chartered helicopter for? 

There are many reasons why you may decide to use a chartered helicopter service. From an all-important business meeting down to team-building experiences, traveling to events, and even weddings. There is always something for everyone, our team works with you to help you provide the most comfortable and exciting experience possible. 

Travel in style to those yearly events like Goodwood, Isle of Man TT, The Chelsea Flower Show, and more. Each of these events can be difficult to travel to via the usual means of transport. Sitting in traffic jams or dealing with public transport can spark stress and diminish the element of fun these events have. Hiring a helicopter to take you from one event to the next allows you to truly enjoy the experience. 

Helicopter safety protocols 

There are many safety protocols that you as a passenger should be aware of. Your pilot will take you through the guidelines before you take off. However, some basic safety to note is as follows: 

  • Before boarding approach the helicopter from the right position, the Pilot should be able to see your approach. 
  • Do not approach when the engine and rotors are starting. 
  • Always listen to the advice and guidance of your pilot.
  • Keep hold of any loose items such as hats and bags.
  • Remember the location of all safety equipment, such as life vests, maps, and emergency equipment.

For more in-depth safety guidelines please read out the Travel and Safety wellbeing 101 blog here. 

Ultimately, helicopter chartering should be a simple process to follow and result in amazing experiences for everyone involved. Our team is always on hand to assist you with the planning of your travel requirements as well as ensuring you have an enjoyable experience.  

Contact us now to see how our team can help you hire a helicopter for any event or travel requirements you need. 

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