Thursday, June 18, 2015

Uber Introduces UberChopper Helicopter Service For Congested Areas In Asia

I think it's called UberCopter in the Hamptons.
From the Bangkok Post:

Uber offers free helicopter rides in city 
Uber Technologies Inc, the smartphone-based ride-sharing service company, has chosen Bangkok as the first city in Southeast Asia to introduce a one-day free trial for its helicopter service.

Thailand is among its three fastest-growing markets for its taxi app service in Southeast Asia.
The California-based company aims to expand into more innovative products.

Chan Park, Uber's regional general manager for Southeast Asia, said Bangkok is one of the worst cities in the world for traffic congestion. "This provides high potential for alternative transport platforms,"...MORE