AIR INTERSALONICA

Frequently Asked Questions


-    In case I need to make a reservation, when should I notify the Company?

As long as there is available crew and aircraft and taking into account the airport and the destination, you can make a reservation 45 minutes prior for a helicopter take off and 2 hours prior for plane departure flight

During peak season (holidays and/or summer) due to high demand, we suggest you inform us as soon as possible, at least 1-2 days before.

We accept prepaid reservations up to six months before the flight.

-    From where do Air Intersalonika’s helicopters take off?

Air Intersalonika is based at the International Athens Airport ''Eleftherios Venizelos''. Take off and landing take place on the Athens Airport's General Aviation's Building. Accordingly, our helicopters land at the Airport of Thessaloniki and at other airports, depending on the flight’s needs. A helicopter's take-off can be done from other spots too, under strict safety measures.

- How do I get to the General Aviation's Building at International Athens Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos”?

The best way to reach the International Airport of Athens “Eleftherios Venizelos” is to take the “Attiki Odos” motorway.
Once you leave the International Airport behind you, proceed straight until you find the special sign that leads to the General Aviation's Building. Drive along the main highway towards the Airport until you reach the Arrivals-Departures Building and proceed straight until the highway changes course, towards Athens. Continue straight, following the signs towards the General Aviation Building (Gate 12/ Technical Base and Fire Station). After approx. 500m take a turn on your right. You will notice Police Officers and the representatives of Air INTERSALONIKA and/or the handlers. You can park your vehicle there and our representatives will accompany you at passport control and then to our aircraft.


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-    Can I park my vehicle in the building of General Aviation?

For Air Intersalonika’s clients, there are available free parking spaces outside the building of the General Aviation. During peak seasons, parking spaces are limited.

-    After reaching the General Aviation building, will there be anyone expecting me?

The representative of Air Intersalonika will be there to welcome you and take care of the details and departure procedures.
We offer you this service, since it is your flight!

-    Can I bring my pet along for the flight?

If you wish to take your pet on board, it needs to be kept it in a pet carrier during takeoff, landing and agitating. This is the best way to keep your pet safe and comfortable during the flight.

-    Which items are considered as dangerous and are prohibited from all flights?

For safety and security reasons, Air Intersalonika ensures that passengers are not allowed to carry the following restricted items in their carryon or baggage.

  • Explosives, ammunition, fireworks and firearms.
  • Compressed Gas
  • Corrosive substances
  • Flammable substances
  • Radioactive materials
  • Drugs or alcohol in small quantities
  • Toxic or infectious substances
  • Organic peroxides
  • Materials containing fuels

For further information referring to hazardous items, please contact us.

 

-    How many luggage may I take on a helicopter flight?

Passengers are allowed to carry only 1 medium sized luggage, made of soft material and weight up to 10 kilos. Due to limited space, luggage is put outside the cabin, except carry-on luggage.

-    Which items are not allowed in carry-on luggage?

Safety regulations are inviolable and safety itself is our outmost concern and top priority. The following items are not allowed to be carried in your carryon luggage:

  • Knives
  • Scissors
  • Razors
  • Manicure sets
  • Baseball bats
  • Golf clubs

Also according to Community Directive 1546/06 liquids can be carried on a plane in limited quantities.
Our Company has its own detectors and makes additional security checks.

-    What is your Company’s policy on in-flight smoking?

In-flight smoking is prohibited by Air Intersalonika according to regulations.

-    Where can the helicopter land?

Our first consideration is safety. We land our helicopters on safe areas, such as airports, helipads and on obstacle free areas that meet the requirements on safe landing, always according to pilot's judgment and under the condition that there is permission from the owner of the area. Our vast experience provides us with knowledge for a great number of locations and areas, as well as the best points for takeoff and landing.

 


Athens
Air INTERSALONIKA offices
175 Siggrou Avenue
Athens
P.C. 17121
Tel: +30 210 9304050-70
Fax: +30 210 9304055
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Thessaloniki
Head offices
15th klm Thessaloniki - Perea Highway
P.O. box 22402
P.C. 55102
Tel:  +30 2310 492100
Fax: +30 2310 465219
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