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Skycab Air Taxi

Private chartered helicopter and aeroplane taxi service based in Christchurch, Dorset


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About Skycab

Whether you simply want avoid long traffic delays or you are organising a corporate event. Travelling to and from your destination by our plane or helicopter shuttle service from Bournemouth Airport near Christchurch is one of the quickest and convenient ways to travel. Offering up to 6 seater aircraft and bookable departure times in each direction.

Established in 1981
We have been flying for over 30 years

What our customers say

 I have used Skycab for many years. It's a fantastic organisation that provides a professional and reliable service. The staff always greet you with a smile and Bournemouth Airport is a fantastic launch-pad. We always enjoy a glass of champagne before take-off ! Overall highly recommended 
Kim Slater, Christchurch

Bournemouth Airport

Flying with us

When flying with us we provide the following:
  • All passengers will receive a detailed map and directions to our terminal on Bournemouth Airport together with the final departure details a week prior to the event
  • We will meet you on your arrival and direct you to your secure carpark space alongside the terminal
  • Hospitality services including breakfast followed by champagne and soft drinks prior to departure are available
  • Safety briefing at check-in
  • Private Skycab terminal at Bournemouth Airport.

Departure point

Our terminal is at Bournemouth Aiport just a 10 minute drive from Bournemouth town.

Download map and directions (pdf)

The history of Skycab

A short BBC documentary on the Skycab helicopter service from its then shuttle site at Beachampton. Broadcast on BBC2 in 1999.

Stephen Bath, founder of Skycab started the business operating helicopter rides at outdoor events in the late 70's. This lead to operating shuttle flights from a barge on the Thames in central London to the British Grand Prix at Brands Hatch with a single Jetranger Helicopter in 1981, when Skycab was formed.

By 1992 when Nigel Mansell won the British Grand Prix at Silverstone and became world champion, Skycab were operating 11 helicopters from four different shuttle sites and flew Mansells principal sponsor, Sid Oland Chairman of Labbatts Lager together with 325 other guests.

We have been flying from Greatworth House for the last five years with both Long Ranger and Jetranger helicopters.

Skycab is now one of the longest running Grand Prix shuttle operators with 32 years of continuous service.

Skycab is acting as agent for HELI CHARTER LTD of Manston, Kent, who operate the helicopters and the Greatworth Hall Heliport and hold all monies paid prior to the event.

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What our customers says

 I used Skycab to fly clients into the circuit and avoid the queues. They run a quick and efficient service which is perfect for a corporate event. Will certainly use them again in the future. 

John Capel, Bournemouth
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