Star Helicopter Announces Charter and Air Taxi Capabilities

December 13, 2012 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Los Angeles, CA Star Helicopters, one of the leading helicopter tour operators in Los Angeles, is proud to begin operating charter and air taxi helicopter rides with an FAA Part 135 certification. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requires that all aircraft operators carrying passengers for hire in point-to-point helicopter rides or charters and commuter flights must carry this license. Star Helicopters is proud to have received this license and operate as an air carrier, following the same rules as the airlines.

Operating under a Part 135 certificate means that Star Helicopters is operating at a higher maintenance standard and that pilots are experienced, qualified, certified and regularly re-certified by the FAA to ensure passenger safety. Point-to-point on-demand helicopter rides from Star Helicopters are always safe, comfortable, and punctual. Star Helicopters operates the vast majority of these charter and air taxi helicopter rides as a dual-pilot operation with a pilot-in-command and a co-pilot.

Whether for business or personal travel, commuters looking to get around Southern California quickly and without hassle will enjoy the convenience that charter helicopter rides provide. Southern California is notorious for traffic and those traveling from one city to another will be able to cut their commute in half, saving time as well as money.

There are many benefits to commuter helicopter rides and with Star Helicopters travelers will be able to benefit from the professionalism and experience of one of the leading helicopter operators in the area. With the Part 135 certificate, Star Helicopters is fully licensed to operate these point-to-point helicopter rides. Travelers can sit back and relax as they soar above the traffic congestion and other delays.

For more information and to schedule commuter helicopter rides, visit or call 88-TO-FLY-STAR.

About Star Helicopters
Star Helicopters celebrated the beginning of their third year in business in February of 2012 and has grown from one helicopter and two pilots in 2009, to eight helicopters and eight pilots. Over these years the company has become the largest helicopter Tours company in the Metro Los Angeles area, yet it still operates business with small company hospitality and customer service.