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Eos Airlines partners with US helicopter to provide helicopter service between Manhattan and JFK Airport for Eos guests

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By eTN | Jan 08, 2008

Eos Airlines partners with US helicopter to provide helicopter service between Manhattan and JFK Airport for Eos guests

Eos Airlines, which has already shaken up the industry with its "uncrowded, uncompromising" Eos Class experience continues to set new benchmarks for hassle-free travel. Eos announced today it has signed a partnership agreement with US Helicopter to provide helicopter service between Manhattan and JFK International Airport for its Guests traveling to London. Eos offers 44 flights per week between New York's JFK and London's Stansted Airport.

Starting today, Guests reserving unrestricted tickets aboard Eos will be offered complimentary helicopter transfer from locations at Downtown Manhattan Heliport (Wall Street) or East 34th Street Heliport where TSA security screening will be completed and luggage will be checked to final destination. After a convenient eight-minute helicopter flight Guests will be greeted by an Eos Guide and escorted to the Lounge or directly to their flight.

"Eos is not simply an airline, it's a lifestyle choice," commented Adam Komack, Chief Lifestyle Officer for Eos. "As we grow, we will continue to provide products, services and experiences that authentically complement our Guests' lifestyle before, during and after they travel on our planes."

Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer of US Helicopter, Donal McSullivan commented, "The streamlined, efficient and time-saving service provided by US Helicopter is a perfect fit with the Eos experience." He continued, "Our clients are similar to those so well looked after by Eos -- discerning travelers that appreciate quality and service."

The new helicopter service complements other amenities offered by Eos such as limousines and day rooms. Reservations for Eos flights between New York and London may be obtained by calling (800) 598-2169, or may be reserved online at: www.eosairlines.com.

About Eos Airlines

Eos provides single-class premium service in a class by itself -- "Eos Class." Eos was named "Best Long Haul Business Airline" at the 2007 Business Travel World Awards based on the strength of its dedicated employees, operational excellence and "uncrowded" Guest experience. Eos flies the world's only 757s outfitted with just 48 "suites," each of which houses an award-winning 6'6" fully-horizontal flat-bed and provides 21 square feet of personal space with unobstructed aisle access for every Guest. Eos offers 44 flights per week between New York's JFK Airport and London's Stansted Airport. Eos takes responsibility for the complete end-to-end experience of its Guests. For more information, visit www.eosairlines.com or call (800) 598-2169.

About US Helicopter

US Helicopter (BULLETIN BOARD: USHP) is the first scheduled airline helicopter service between Manhattan, JFK and Newark Airports in more than two decades. Presently, US Helicopter operates 135 weekly flights to/from the Downtown Manhattan Heliport or East 34th Street Heliport to JFK International Airport. Founded in 2003, US Helicopter provides scheduled, reliable, fast and affordable helicopter transportation designed to meet the needs of time- sensitive business travelers. All flights utilize state-of-the-art Sikorsky S- 76 helicopters configured for eight passengers and staffed with two pilots. For more information please visit www.flyush.com or call 877-262-7676. (00 800 2727 6766 in UK)



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