When we say “love is in the air”, we mean it literally. Our in-air proposals are essentially private NYC helicopter tours that depart from our base at Westchester County Airport. Whether you like to keep the proposal simple or go all the way out, helicopter in-air proposals can be customized to your unique needs. Start a new chapter together by soaring above the iconic Manhattan skyline in your private helicopter, guided by our skilled pilots. Whether you pop the question aboard the helicopter in flight, before takeoff or after landing, it’s going to be one for the books!


The concept of an in-air proposal is that you come in with your unsuspecting significant other like you would for a regular helicopter tour. You’ll meet the pilot, fill out paperwork and receive a mandatory safety briefing before the flight. Many couples propose in-flight, however, you will not be able to get on your knee because of the seatbelt and lack of room in the cabin. We recommend proposing before the flight or immediately after landing, next to the helicopter.

Roundtrip hotel transfers are available between Manhattan and Westchester for additional fee. If selected, our driver will collect you from your hotel or residence anywhere in Manhattan, wait while you’re flying and drive you back to Manhattan as well. Our Westchester location is quiet, crowd-free and easily accessible by the Metro-North train from Grand Central Terminal to White Plains station then a quick taxi ride. Total travel time approximately 45-60 minutes. Train schedules here.


In-flight music selection: complimentary upon request. Just bring your smartphone or iPad loaded with your favorite songs and we will connect it to the helicopter.

Champagne toast: complimentary upon request, available only to ages 21 and older.

Photography: we can arrange for a professional engagement photographer to go with you on the flight and document everything for an additional fee. This includes a pre-flight consultation to plan your proposal with a cover story, photography time and online gallery with a minimum of 12 images from your flight.

Marry me sign: can be placed near the helicopter landing spot (available for Westchester departures only for additional fee) and lit up, so it’s visible at night (restrictions apply).

Due to airport security, we cannot accommodate any non-flying passengers (friends, family members, etc.). 

Please note: online bookings are subject to availability and not automatically confirmed. We will do our best to accommodate your requested day and time or offer the closest available alternative. To book a private tour, please select 1 for quantity (you are booking one private helicopter) and list all passenger names on one line when prompted. For shared tours please enter the number of passengers (you are booking individual seats).

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30-Minute Couple’s Private NYC Helicopter Proposal Tour


Basic Helicopter $660 per couple + airport fees
Luxury Helicopter $1,315 per couple + airport fees
Ultra Luxury Helicopter $3,415 per couple + airport fees

45-Minute Couple’s Private NYC Helicopter Proposal Tour


Basic Helicopter $920 per couple + airport fees
Luxury Helicopter $1,840 per couple + airport fees
Ultra Luxury Helicopter $4,440 per couple + airport fees

Maximum weight 250 lbs per passenger, also subject to combined weight limits per aircraft. Children younger than 2 years may ride on their parent’s lap at no cost. Under 18 requires parental consent. Wings Air reserves the right to upgrade, alter or terminate any flight due to security, maintenance, weather, acts of God or for any other reason deemed necessary.. 

Private in-air proposal flights departing from Midtown Manhattan are only available upon request. Please contact us for rates and availability.



Escape the rush of New York City for a romantic evening in Westchester. Just like Manhattan, the secret 6th borough offers exciting activities and dining options but in a much less crowded setting. Without the burden of having to plan every detail, you can truly focus on your significant other and your special date. The Westchester Helicopter Engagement experience includes a 30- or 45-minute couple’s private NYC helicopter tour on the helicopter of your choice, in-flight champagne toast, music, professional engagement photography, a dedicated driver for the evening and a romantic fondue dinner at The Melting Pot in White Plains with a bottle of Moet and half a dozen roses.



Celebrate your engagement at a magnificent Gilded Age villa in the lower Hudson Valley where our helicopters land right on the lawn.  Glenmere Mansion was built in 1911 in the style of Tuscan villas, as the country retreat of industrialist Robert Goelet, on a picturesque hilltop overlooking Glenmere Lake. The manicured, formal gardens surrounding the mansion provide the perfect backdrop for engagement photography. Today, it is a luxury escape featuring 18 guest rooms and suites, formal and casual dining rooms, an outdoor heated swimming pool and a spa with exclusive bespoke services.

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We are Wyvern registered and have been flying safely since our inception in 2002. All passengers must receive a safety briefing prior to flight. The safety briefing covers important emergency procedures and the proper use of life vests and seat belts.  All smartphones and cameras must be secured by neck straps or wrist straps. Loose items must be stowed in the hold or the under-the-seat compartments. The DOT and FAA have banned Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones from all aircraft. 

For rates and more information about our helicopter in-air proposals and helicopter experiences for engagements, please speak with a flight specialist at (866) 445-5434 or email us.