Our Seaplane Season ends December 2, 2023. We return April 2024. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for last minute deals, charter options and more.
Photo courtesy of Charles Haaser Photography
Photo courtesy of Charles Haaser Photography
Additional flights for Fall 2023 will be available soon through our booking system.
If you do not see your preferred flights using our booking engine, you may reach out to email@example.com with your future flight request so that we may notify you when they become available.
Tailwind’s seaplanes are the fastest way in and out of Manhattan. Fly over the traffic on well timed scheduled shuttles to Boston Harbor, Bridgeport, CT, or one of our 3 destinations in the Hamptons. Or charter one of our seaplanes to Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard, Block Island, Fishers Island, Upstate New York, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, Virginia, and everywhere in between.
Now offering our shuttle service Boston to Manhattan!
The ultimate alternative to BOS, LGA, TEB, HPN, EWR, JFK is waiting.
Please arrive at the departure point no less than 20 minutes before departure. Anyone not present at least 10 minutes prior to departure may be denied boarding.
You must bring a government issued ID matching the passenger name(s) on the reservation.
Luggage Limits per Passenger on Scheduled Flights:
– 20lbs: Routes – Manhattan/Boston, Manhattan/Provincetown, Manhattan/Newport, and Manhattan/Plymouth
– 25lbs: Routes- Boston/Nantucket, Boston/Provincetown, Boston/Plymouth, Manhattan/Shelter Island and Manhattan/Bridgeport
– 30lbs: All Fast Lane members on all routes
– Excess baggage beyond this limit will incur a $250 fee for each additional bag up to 50lbs. For safety considerations, we cannot guarantee any checked bag will be accepted onto the flight and we may have to ship via overnight freight company or a later flight. Please contact us well in advance if you will have excess baggage or arrange for alternative baggage shipping in advance. No single bag may exceed 50lbs.
– Passengers may purchase a seat (if available) at the prevailing rate, which allows an additional 125lbs of luggage. If purchasing online, denote excess luggage seat purchase by using first name “BAG” + passenger’s last name when reserving.
(New York Skyports Seaplane Base)
2430 FDR Drive Service Road E
New York, NY 10010
When you arrive look for the seaplane base entrance and our signage to the left of the parking garage as you face the water. Please allow extra time due to ongoing roadwork near the FDR Drive!
(ReelHouse Oyster Bar – Seaport)
10 Waterside Avenue
Boston, MA, 02210
(Nantucket Memorial Airport FBO)
14 Airport Rd
Pilots will meet passengers in the waiting area of the private aviation lounge. The private aviation terminal is located to the right of the main terminal when facing the airport from the main entrance.
For terminal locations at our other destinations,
please refer to the “Where does my flight arrive/leave from?” tab in our FAQ
And get access to all of our inventory when you purchase our prepaid commuter books.
Tailwind offers discounted private charter options for commuter book holders.
Great corporate rates are also available! Contact us here for more info
Manhattan-Boston and Manhattan-Plymouth (NYS-BNH and NYS-PYM)
10 Pack Commuter Book Manhattan to/from Boston and Plymouth $5,950
20 Pack Commuter Book Manhattan to/from Boston and Plymouth $11,000
50 Pack Commuter Book Manhattan to/from Boston and Plymouth $26,250
10 Pack Commuter Book Manhattan to/from Provincetown $9,995
20 Pack Commuter Book Manhattan to/from Provincetown $17,995
10 Pack Commuter Book Manhattan to/from Newport $8,995
20 Pack Commuter Book Manhattan to/from Newport $15,995
Manhattan-Shelter Island (NYS-SH1)
10 Pack Commuter Book Manhattan to/from Shelter Island $7,950
20 Pack Commuter Book Manhattan to/from Shelter Island $14,550
10 Pack Commuter Book Boston to/from Nantucket $2,850
20 Pack Commuter Book Boston to/from Nantucket $5,300
10 Pack Commuter Book Boston to/from Provincetown $2,540
20 Pack Commuter Book Boston to/from Provincetown $5,300
10 Pack Superbook $8,909.75
20 Pack Superbook $16,200
50 Pack Superbook $37,550
Per FAA directive related to COVID-19, anyone 2 years of age or older must wear a mask onboard our aircraft unless for short periods to eat or drink.
In addition, Tailwind Air is taking active steps to ensure that our operations remain safe, reliable, and clean. We follow the guidance of the CDC and FAA and have additional steps in place to reduce the risk of the virus. These include but are not limited to:
If you feel unwell or have recently tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, we will rebook your flight or provide a credit towards a future flight. A refund is available for refundable tickets. Failure to notify us before departure will result in forfeiture of the fare paid.
Tailwind is a veteran-owned FAA part 135 licensed and insured operator/manager of aircraft based in Rye Brook, NY (HPN). We have owned, managed and flown scheduled and charter passenger seaplane service into Manhattan’s East River street for over 6 years. We also own and manage a fleet of regional turbo prop and jet aircraft available for charter. Find out more at www.flytailwind.com (please be patient, updates reflecting our expanded service are in progress).
Tailwind operates a fleet of advanced Cessna Caravan amphibious seaplanes seating 8 Passengers and always using 2 pilot crews. We conform with and often exceed all applicable FAA standards. In addition, we provide real time flight tracking.