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Hamptons September Traffic Update

The long drive times between Manhattan and the Hamptons are about the traffic between the city and Long Island – not the congestion within the Hamptons after Labor day. Drive times yesterday at 4:00PM were 3 hours and 15 minutes … Read More

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Fly to the Harriman Cup

For those who just won’t let the summer party end, the Harriman Cup Polo Match is this Saturday where Yale battles the University of Virginia. Let’s face it. There are two types of attendees at polo matches: spectators and spectacles. … Read More

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Preview our Delta x BLADE Television Commercial

The ultimate BLADE Bounce upgrade. Land at JFK on Delta and walk off the jetway with an escort into an awaiting SUV for a 30 second drive to your helicopter which is spinning and ready for the 5 minute flight … Read More

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Dad Arrives by Seaplane to Father’s Day Dinner

So, you weekend in the Hamptons? Dreading the drive back to the city for an endless Father’s Day lunch or dinner with Dad? BLADE has solved the puzzle. The Sunset Dinner Slingshot This Sunday night, Dad will arrive at the … Read More

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Preview our BLADE Ultra Television Commercial

BLADE Ultra is the flagship helicopter within our accessible fleet. Operated by Bristow, the most trusted helicopter service provider in the world, and official helicopter operator for Her Majesty’s Coastguard, Ultra provides tremendous speed, cabin size, and strong inclement weather capability. … Read More

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Belmont Stakes Race Day Experience

This Saturday starting at 2PM, BLADE will be providing round-trip flights to the Belmont Stakes, including premium seating and VIP access for the day. You’ll make quite the arrival landing onsite at Belmont Park–just in time for cocktails before the … Read More

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Introducing BLADE Ultra Powered by Bristow

Faster. Roomier. You asked for it. You got it. 27 Minute Flight Time Between Manhattan and East Hampton  Bristow, one of the most trusted helicopter operators in the world, and official helicopter operator on behalf of Her Majesty’s Coastguard, is now … Read More

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Cruise between Sag Harbor and Shelter Island

Land on the sand–steps away from the island’s most iconic restaurant This Memorial Day Weekend enjoy 35 minute “Riva-style” boat cruises between Sag Harbor and Shelter Island, landing steps away from the island’s coolest waterfront restaurant, Sunset Beach. Timed perfectly … Read More

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Delta Announces Alliance with BLADE

The fastest way to travel between Manhattan and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport just because even easier for Delta customers. Delta will enable a fully integrated, streamlined airport transfer experience through an exclusive partnership with BLADE. Delta is … Read More

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BLADE to Millbrook (The unHamptons)

Whether it’s the competitively casual dress-code or the unnecessary stress waiting 30 minutes for a green juice, The Hamptons are simply not for everyone. As such, we are pleased to begin BLADE service between Manhattan and Millbrook. Whether you are … Read More

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It’s Time for BLADE Passport

BLADE Passport is simply the easiest and most cost effective way to enjoy all of BLADE’s flight offerings and unique experiences. Whether you are flying to the Hamptons or Nantucket from New York, helicoptering from LA to Palm Springs, or … Read More

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You’ll never guess why it can now take over two hours to get from the city to the airport

Manhattan traffic is at unprecedented levels and the actual reasons are surprising. According to a new study conducted by NYC.gov, Manhattan traffic has increased steadily since 2015–and 2017 is now shaping up to have one of the largest growth spikes in … Read More

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8 Places in Miami Where you can Avoid the Dreaded “Cheese Factor”

Look, we all know Miami has a lot to offer. Great weather, sunny beaches, and just a short flight from New York City. But once you’re there, one wrong move and you might end up in a restaurant, lounge, or … Read More

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Crowdsourcing Basics: Fly When you Want for the Price of one Seat

BLADE was the very first company to deploy crowdsourcing in the aviation business. Today, crowdsourcing flights is core to the BLADE experience. Flyers can launch flights to numerous destinations in a variety of helicopters or turboprop planes and market their … Read More

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