Tailwind Air expands fleet and launches commuter and charter seaplane service between Manhattan and East Hampton, Shelter Island, and Montauk for Summer 2020

 Tailwind Air, an experienced New York based FAA part 135 seaplane operator, to expand commuter, charter, and scheduled service to the Hamptons, Montauk, and Shelter Island: Continue to deliver reliable and safe travel for summer commuters. 

Full commuter schedule to be announced on May 15. Pre-season discounted commuter packages on sale now starting at $625 per seat. Individual seats for sale May 18. Limited service available from Memorial Day Weekend to June 17. Full schedule from June 18 through September 8th, 2020. 

For ticket book sales or private charter, call Mindy Kahl at 203-214-1324 or email Mindy@flytailwind.com 

Outline of flights for ticket book holders (exact schedule to be confirmed in mid May) 

Pre- Season Ticket Book Packages:

Tailwind Pricing (Shelter/HTO/SAG/MTP) – includes all taxes **

 Individual Seat Pricing: 

 * Savings: Save $960. when purchasing a 10 pack and $2,420 when purchasing a 20 pack 

Charter rates: 

In addition to our ticket book holder scheduled services, we offer our seaplanes for charter. Fixed rates for popular routes are below and include taxes and fees **: 

Ticket book vouchers may be used toward private charter flights between East 23rd Street and East Hampton, Shelter Island or Montauk. 6 vouchers for one-way travel at peak times, five vouchers off peak. 

Our seaplanes can serve hundreds of other airports and waterways anywhere from Maine to Virginia direct from Manhattan with reasonable hourly rates. 

** Under the CARES act, 7.5% Federal Excise Tax is waived for 2020 for all rates above. 

About Tailwind: 

Tailwind is a veteran-owned FAA part 135 licensed and insured operator/manager of aircraft based in White Plains, NY (HPN). We have owned, managed and flown scheduled and charter passenger seaplane service into Manhattan’s East 23rd street for over 6 years. We also own and manage a fleet of regional turbo prop and jet aircraft available for charter. Find out more at www.flytailwind.com (please be patient, updates reflecting our expanded service are in progress). 

About our Seaplanes: 

Tailwind operates a fleet of advanced Cessna Caravan amphibious seaplanes seating 8 Passengers and always using 2 pilot crews. We conform with and often exceed all applicable FAA standards. In addition, we provide real time flight tracking. 

Covid 19 Statement: 

Tailwind Air is taking active steps in light of the COVID 19 virus to ensure that our operations remain safe, reliable, and clean. We follow the guidance of the CDC and FAA and have active steps in place to reduce the risk of the virus. These include but are not limited to: 

· Enhanced cleaning, pre and post flight checks, and other precautions along with a detailed checklist that is completed before and after each flight. 

· Only single use soft goods (sodas, cups, etc) will be used until further notice. 

· We encourage passengers to bring their own masks and gloves. 

Contact us: 

To purchase commuter books contact Mindy at 203-214-1324 or email Mindy@flytailwind.com 

Tailwind Air 

212-328-9145 

General: info@flytailwind.com 

Charter Inquiries: charter@flytailwind.com 

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