Business aviation services company PremiAir has launched a helicopter transfer service designed to transport passengers from business jet flights at key UK airports to the London heliport in Battersea, which the company manages on behalf of its parent company von Essen.

The launch of the London Heliport Shuttle comes as PremiAir prepares to show off a major upgrade in the third quarter at the heliport. PremiAir will dedicate a four-seat Eurocopter AS355 Twin Squirrel and a nine-seat Sikorsky S-76 VIP to the service, which will be available from 07:00 to 21:00, Monday to Friday.

Premier London Helicport shuttle - Skiorsky S-76 V
 © PremiAir

"The London Heliport Shuttle service will provide quick and seamless transfers to and from the key business airports such as Luton, Farnborough, Biggin Hill and Oxford, plus the London airports. Other airports are available on request," says PremiAir.

The shuttle will have a fixed-price tariff, based on a one-way trip to or from the capital's only commercial heliport. Charter rates start from £1,695 ($2,510) for a one-way trip from Biggin Hill to the heliport.

Source: Flight International