Helicopter
Frequently asked questions

How many people can go on a flight?
We require min. 3 people or the cost covered for 3 people. The maximum capacity per helicopter is 5 people.
Can I take pictures during the scenic flight?
Sure, you can take pictures and film during the whole flight.
What do I need to take with for the scenic flight?
Camera & sunglasses. For a glacier landing, wear a warm jacket, gloves and waterproof boots shoes.
Can children come on a scenic flight?
Children can also fly with us, but they must be at least 5 years old.
When are scenic flights available?
We operate our scenic flights all year round, weather depending.
Do you provide transportation for the scenic flight?
Unfortunately, we cannot offer transportation for your scenic flight.

Please see full list of frequently asked questions below

  • General
    • What are the requirements for a helicopter flight?
      • A helicopter flight can be planned on any day, but the weather has to be right. If we need to cancel the flight, then we will contact you via email or phone a few hours before your scheduled flight time.

        We require min. 3 people or the cost covered for 3 people. If you are only 2 people, then we can try to find 1-3 other people to join you for the flight. If we cannot find anyone else and you are not willing to pay the minimum cost, the flight cannot take place.

        The maximum capacity per helicopter is 5 people.

        Due to the heliport regulations, we are not able to offer flights from 12 pm – 1.30 pm.

    • Can I take pictures during the scenic flight?
      • Sure, you can take pictures and film during the whole flight.

    • Does the pilot tell you anything about the region during the flight?
      • If you have questions, our dedicated pilots are happy to share their in-depth knowledge of the region with you.

    • Are the scenic flights insured?
      • Third-party liability insurance is included, but we do not provide accident or medical insurance for scenic flights.

    • Are the aircraft equipped with safety features?
      • Our aircraft are well-maintained according to all Federal Aviation Administration specifications, and we strictly adhere to all safety regulations.

  • Booking, refunds, cancellations
  • Preparation
    • What do I need to take with for the scenic flight?
      • Camera & sunglasses. If you are going on a scenic flight with glacier landing, please wear a warm jacket, gloves and appropriate shoes (ideally, waterproof boots). Depending on the weather conditions, you might have to navigate knee-deep snow on the glacier.

  • Age, weight & health
    • Can children come on a scenic flight?
      • Children can also fly with us. However, it is important that the children really want to do the flight, otherwise the flight could become a test of patience for everyone. For small children we recommend a child seat.

        We do not recommend that babies and children under 5 years old come on the scenic flights. The helicopter is not pressurised like commercial airplane flight cabins, therefore it might hurt their ears on the quick ascent and descent.

        Children pay the same amount as adults.

  • Timing & weather
    • When are scenic flights available?
      • We operate our scenic flights all year round, weather depending. We can also offer glacier landings for helicopter scenic flights all year round.

    • What time should we meet at the heliport for our scenic flight?
      • You need to be at the heliport approximately 15 minutes prior to your flight time. The pilot will acquaint you with Scenic Air’s safety regulations and give you an insight into what awaits you during your flight.

    • Are scenic flights carried out in any weather?
      • Scenic flights can only take place in good weather (no rain, good visibility, not too much wind). If the weather does not play along, we will postpone your flight to another date of your choice or you will receive a full refund.

  • Transportation
  • Glacier landing
    • How long will we stay on the glacier and can we go hiking there?
      • The glacier landing normally lasts about 10-15 minutes. This gives you plenty of time to take photos, play in the snow and enjoy the natural beauty of the glacier. However, it is not possible to go for a hike as part of the regular flights with glacier landings.

        All glacier landings depend on weather conditions.

    • Which glacier will we land on?
      • If you have booked a helicopter scenic flight, we will take you to the Petersgrat. This can change depending on weather conditions.

    • Can we have a picnic or apèro on the glacier?
      • You can take your food and drinks with to enjoy on the glacier, but keep in mind that the glacier landing will last about 10-15 minutes.

  • Flight Information