Fancy A Chopper For The Abu Dhabi F1 This Weekend?
New Helicopter Service from Dubai to Abu Dhabi
Nothing should surprise us in Dubai when it comes to being flash. We haven’t been disappointed this weekend. Uber, known the world over for revolutionising the taxi service, have introduced a Helicopter service from Dubai to Abu Dhabi.
#UberCHOPPER takes off this weekend for the #AbuDhabiGP! Here’s a sneak peek: pic.twitter.com/rTQC6QukY8
— Uber UAE (@Uber_UAE) November 26, 2015
UBER Announced It, Dubai Peeps Absolutely Loved It
People woke up to the story on Thursday and reactive accordingly. First thought: bewilderment. Second thought: reconsidered mode of transport to the Grand Prix.
Did anyone notice something new on Uber today? #UberCHOPPER pic.twitter.com/q3cpoJVIEm
— Fahad Osman ™ (@Fahadosman) November 26, 2015
Only in Dubai. #UberCHOPPER pic.twitter.com/784cI4n4Hl
— Marc Sayegh (@MarcSayegh98) November 27, 2015
I want to get out to the F1… Patiently waiting at the helipad, alas, someone is using my #UberChopperUAE @Uber_UAE pic.twitter.com/R1IoXiaQOF
— Jono Haysom (@JonoH) November 26, 2015
This is way way too cool.Uber Chopper at your disposal. @Uber_UAE @Uber @Uber_India are you watching this space? pic.twitter.com/14V68lmK4C
— Noren Kamat (@norenkamat) November 26, 2015
So, Is This Really Happening?
You bet it is. This is Dubai, why would you event doubt it. All the details are here, with key points below:
Service will run hourly Friday – Sunday during the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Dates and times as follows:
Friday, November 27 from 10:00am-12:30am
Saturday, November 28 from 10:00am-12:30am
Sunday, November 29 from 10:00am-12:30am
‘Ok Fine Lovin Dubai, I Believe You. So, How Much Is It?’
Flying down in an Uber Helicopter will set you back a casual 2,250 AED per person, inclusive of door to door service as per Uber standard. The chopper sits up to 6 people.