Glastonbury Music Festival | Helicopter To Glastonbury

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Glastonbury Music Festival | Helicopter To Glastonbury

A Guide to Glastonbury Festival

Glastonbury Festival is the world’s largest 5-day performing arts festival which takes place every year, except for the fifth year, in Pilton, Somerset.

From Wednesday 26th June to Sunday 30th June, around 210,000 people are expected to attend to see this year's headliners Coldplay, Dua Lipa, and SZA.

Whether you're a reveller or a performer, travelling by helicopter to Glastonbury is the best way to avoid traffic and arrive in style. We understand that every traveller is unique which is why we offer a range of helicopters to suit your preferences and needs. Whether you're flying solo or with a group, our fleet ensures you arrive in comfort and sophistication.

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How to travel to Glastonbury Music Festival 2024 via Helicopter Charter

With such a vast amount of people travelling to the peaceful town of Pilton, it creates logistical challenges for attendees. We know your time is precious, our helicopter charters not only save you hours of travel time but also enhance every moment of your journey. 

Take a look at these flight durations and the time saved compared to driving in traffic:

  • London (Battersea Heliport) to Glastonbury: 50 minutes (Save 6-8 hours)
  • Manchester (Barton Heliport) to Glastonbury: 80 minutes (Save 6-8 hours)
  • Bath to Glastonbury: 20 minutes (Save 3-5 hours)
  • Birmingham to Glastonbury: 100 minutes (Save 6-8 hours)
  • Cardiff (Cardiff Heliport) to Glastonbury: 20 minutes (Save 2-3 hours)
  • Edinburgh (Edinburgh Heliport) to Glastonbury: 170 minutes (Save 8-10 hours)

Why choose helicopter travel to Glastonbury?

Choosing helicopter travel for the Glastonbury Festival provides a number of advantages. It allows you to avoid the notorious traffic and long queues, resulting in a stress-free journey to the event. You may land at various spots near Glastonbury, including heliports in Somerset and Pilton. Helicopter charter options are tailored to your specific requirements, whether you choose a single or twin-engine helicopter. Helicopter charter options are suited to your specific needs, whether you choose a single or twin-engine helicopter. By using helicopter travel, you can avoid the notorious Glastonbury traffic and enjoy a speedy and efficient journey free of road delays. With several landing points strategically positioned near the festival grounds in Somerset and Pilton, you may simply and smoothly arrive at the event.

Exclusive Benefits of Flying to Glastonbury by Helicopter

Flying to Glastonbury by helicopter offers exclusive benefits that enhance your festival experience. Here are some advantages to choosing helicopter hire:

  • Scenic Views: Enjoy breathtaking landscapes and a unique aerial perspective en route to the festival, adding excitement and beauty to your journey.
    • Capture stunning photos of the countryside from above, creating memories to cherish long after the festival ends.
    • Experience the thrill of flying over iconic landmarks like the Tor and the festival grounds themselves, enhancing your anticipation.
  • VIP Experience: Receive VIP treatment from start to finish, with exclusive access and a seamless travel experience. Bypass queues and relax in luxurious cabin comfort.
    • Benefit from priority boarding and disembarkation, ensuring a smooth and hassle-free journey.
    • Indulge in complimentary refreshments and amenities onboard, making your travel experience even more enjoyable.
  • Time-saving: Helicopter travel cuts down on travel time significantly, allowing you to maximise your time at the festival and avoid the hassles of traffic congestion.
    • Arrive at Glastonbury swiftly, leaving more time to explore the festival grounds and enjoy the performances.
    • Skip the long lines of traditional transportation methods, giving you more freedom to immerse yourself in the festival atmosphere.

Understanding the Helicopter Choices.

Global Charter offers a variety of helicopter models to meet your needs and preferences. Our expert operations team will walk you through the booking process and help you choose the ideal helicopter charter for your trip to Glastonbury. With a commitment to safety and customer satisfaction, you can rely on Global Charter to provide a smooth and enjoyable helicopter travel experience. Our range of helicopters caters to your needs, from economical single-engine options to spacious twin-engine crafts. 

Helicopter Choices

Not sure which helicopter is right for you? Here's a quick rundown:

Single-engine helicopters:

  • Robinson R44
  • Eurocopter EC120
  • Eurocopter AS350
  • Agusta AW119
Eurocopter AS365 Dauphin

Twin-engine helicopters:

  • Eurocopter EC130 (Also known as the Airbus H130)
  • Eurocopter AS355 (Also known as the Airbus H355)
  • Eurocopter EC135 (Also known as the Airbus H135)
  • Agusta AW109
  • Agusta AW169
  • Agusta AW139
  • Sikorsky S76

How do you book your helicopter journey to Glastonbury with Global Charter?

  • Step 1: Contact Our Team
  • Step 2: Receive Your Quote
  • Step 3: Confirm Your Booking
  • Step 4: Stay Updated
  • Step 5: Enjoy Your Flight

On the day of your flight, our experienced pilots will ensure a safe and comfortable journey to Glastonbury, allowing you to relax and enjoy the festival.

How does Global Charter ensure passenger safety during helicopter travel to Glastonbury?

At Global Charter, safety is paramount. We strictly adhere to regulations set by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and implement comprehensive safety protocols for every helicopter journey to Glastonbury.

Pre-flight safety briefings: Before takeoff, our experienced team provides thorough pre-flight safety briefings. Passengers are briefed on-boarding procedures, safety equipment usage, and emergency protocols to ensure a secure journey.

In-flight safety features and protocols: Our helicopters are equipped with advanced safety systems, and our pilots undergo rigorous training to maintain safety standards. From continuous communication with air traffic control to monitoring weather conditions, we prioritise your safety throughout the flight.

At Global Charter, our team is available 24/7 to assist you with your helicopter needs. Contact us now to explore our helicopter charter services and enjoy the Glastonbury Music Festival, even at short notice. Not only do we offer helicopter charter services, but we also provide private jet charters, yacht charters, and air ambulance helicopter services, internationally. Our fleet consists of over 15,000 private aircraft that all meet or exceed industry safety standards.

We understand that different industries have different needs, so we provide tailored charter solutions for a variety of industries, including corporate private flights, events industry flights, film industry flights, oil and gas industry flights, government helicopter and private jet charters, music industry tours and sports industry flights. At Global Charter, we go above and beyond to make your travel comfortable, secure, and hassle-free. We provide AOG insurance JetProtect™, flexible and competitive prices, good testimonials, large referral benefits, and bitcoin payments. Whether you're going for business or pleasure, we'll provide you with a complete and personalised travel experience.

With Global Charter, your journey to Glastonbury becomes more than just transportation. Book your helicopter charter today and unlock the magic of Glastonbury in style.

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How far in advance should I book my helicopter flight to Glastonbury?

It's recommended to book your helicopter flight well in advance, especially during peak festival times, to secure availability and preferable flight times.

Can I bring luggage onboard the helicopter?

Helicopter space is limited, so we advise passengers to pack lightly. Small carry-on items are usually permissible, but larger luggage may need to be stored separately or sent via alternative transportation methods.

What happens in cases of bad weather?

Safety is our priority. In the event of inclement weather, flights may be delayed or rescheduled to ensure safe travel conditions. Our team will keep you informed and assist with any necessary adjustments to your travel plans.

Are there any age restrictions for passengers?

While there are generally no strict age restrictions, young children may need to be accompanied by an adult. Please inform us of any special requirements or concerns regarding passengers' ages when booking.


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