By Staff writer
Shared and exclusive helicopter rides starting AED2,500 will be available from November 25 to 27 to and from Abu Dhabi
Skip the traffic between Dubai and Abu Dhabi and head to the Etihad Airways 2016 Formula 1 Grand Prix in a chopper.
Atlantis The Palm has joined forces with Flyhigh Dubai Helicopter Services to offer race goers a chauffeured charter to Yas Island on the 25th, 26th and 27th of November for the duration of the event.
Shared helicopter prices start at AED2,500 ($680) per person each way while an exclusive use of the chopper will cost AED14,670 ($4,000) per flight each way.
Customers will be flown on VIP Agusta 109 choppers that can seat up to six guests. A one-way journey from Dubai to Abu Dhabi would take a swift 30 minutes.
The trips will run every hour from 8am to 2am over the three days. The choppers will leave Atlantis, The Palm Helipad in Dubai and arrive on the Yas Island helipad located few hundred meters from the entrance of Yas Marina Circuit.
A shuttle car service will connect the helipad to the gates and entrances for a smoother service.For all the latest travel news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.