Our Helicopter Experience-Seeland trip starts from the Airport Berne-Belp. After takeoff, we’re passing the Capital of Switzerland, the city of Berne. Afterwards we’re entering the area known as the “Grosses Moos”. Named accordingly because of the large farm land where lots of our vegetables and fruits are produced. Passing the old town of Aarberg we’re heading to the lake of Biel/Bienne. Finally, we’re turning at St. Petersinsel, a island or rather peninsula. It that was cultivated by monks centuries back and furthermore former home of Jean-Jacques Rousseau back in the 1765. After taking all the pictures desired, we’re going to turn back direction Berne. This includes flying over the old town of Erlach, Aarberg and then landing at the Airport Berne-Belp.
Most of all, this trip is suitable for all people who would like to experience a helicopter flight either as first timer or just for fun. As a result, tons of pictures will be saved in your camera.
Our passengers will be picked up in the City of Berne at the SBB Railway Station Meeting Point. The drive to the Airport of Berne will take approx. 15 to 20 minutes.
Our helicopters can accommodate two (2) to five (5) passengers per flight.
Prefer more space in the aircraft? Upgrades to larger aircrafts are available upon request (use the comments part of the form or send a mail to office(at)flyhelicoptersinswitzerland.com).
Seating assignments are based on weights and balance for the flight and are determined by the weight of all passengers traveling. However, on our flights with landing, our pilots will attempt to change seating for the return flight in order to provide different views for all passengers. This information is necessary in order to balance the aircraft prior to your flight. Customers might be weighed at check-in for their actual weight.
In order to create an awesome experience for all our passengers, bags are not permitted on our tours. Please arrive as light as possible. No loose items within in the aircraft are allowed. The pilot is going to verify this during boarding.
After the helicopter tour, the passengers are returned to the pickup location, unless agreed otherwise.
We understand that you get panic-stricken before a helicopter adventure. But for your concern, we do not plan any thrill rides purposely. We have planned out a comfortable flight itinerary to provide a memorable experience.
Besides, there will be a safety director and technicians to maintain the safety standard and guide you with some safety briefing. Make sure you follow all of their instructions attentively. Most importantly, relax and enjoy this once in a lifetime experience. However, if you tend to suffer from motion sickness, you may take some medicine before your flight if you choose to.
We have hired experienced and professional pilots in the aviation industry. They are well-versed and hail from several flight instruction or military background.
Our pilots also participate in the FAA approved program and undergo extensive training. Each pilot is FAA rated and has more than three thousand hours of flight experience in Airbus, Robinson, and Bell helicopters.
We will commence the expedition only if the weather is good in the mountains. In case, the harsh weather creates any hindrance in operating our helicopter tours safely, then the passengers may withdraw their booking.
They can cancel the tour and will get a full refund. They can also reschedule the tour to the next flight without bearing any additional cost.
Generally, heavy-weighted bags, backpacks, and luggage are not allowed on our flights. As the flights are planned on the basis of the weight, we cannot give permission to our passengers to carry heavily loaded backpacks.
However, larger aircraft have baggage compartments where you can keep smaller bags. Besides, you can store the handbags and photo bags under the seats. Depending on the departure location, we provide lockers on-site so that the travellers can use them without paying any extra charge.
In the aviation industry, safety is one of the most key elements. Fly helicopter takes the center stage in implementing the industry-wide safety standards. We have experienced pilots and maintenance technicians on the board who have undergone extensive training as per FAA requirements to improve the safety standard.
We are committed to the highest levels of safety and risk management. From flight preparation, pre-flight checks to flight operations, we show constant effort to offer a 100% safe environment to the passengers throughout the journey.