Tailwind Air, the established seaplane operator, is about to introduce companies from its base at East twenty third Street, East River, New York, to College Park Airport, Washington. This is a historic, uncongested airport about 15 miles from the White House.
Starting 13 September, the 80min flights can be operated by two-crew Cessna Grand Caravans seating as much as eight passengers.
“We’re very excited to be adding Washington, DC, to our scheduled service”, defined Peter Manice, co-founder and Director of Scheduled Services, Tailwind Air. “When factoring in the full journey – 1hr 20min in the air comparable to Washington National La Guardia service except with no need to access crowded and congested airports on both ends or the 3hr 50min for the Acela [train] – Tailwind Air will offer the fastest, least stressful, premium way to travel between DC and Manhattan. That, paired with the unforgettable views, makes this a compelling experience”.
From its East River headquarters Tailwind Air will now serve 9 locations together with in the summertime the Hamptons and Provincetown. Tailwind Air is dog-friendly, though essential restrictions apply.