Uber launches 20-minute helicopter tours across Dubai


By Sarah Townsend  www.arabianbusiness.com

Taxi hailing app Uber will offer a special helicopter tour of Dubai until early next year, the company has revealed.

2UberChopper, an exclusive helicopter service introduced for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend and UAE National Day, proved so successful, Uber said in a statement to Arabian Business, that it has decided to continue the service for the time being.

It will continue in the form of UberTour, a 20-minute helicopter tour of Dubai, “until early next year”, Uber said.

The service is available from 10am and 4.30pm every day. It begins with a safety briefing at The Atlantis helipad. Then passengers will take off for a journey over Old Dubai, Downtown Dubai and Dubai Marina. More info