Ascot Racecourse today announces that Fresh Air, part of the One Event Management Group, has been designated Preferred Partner for its new Park and Fly helicopter service. The partnership will enable ease of access to all 26 racedays and non-raceday events.
The launch of an upscale ‘Park and Fly’ concept at this summer’s Royal Ascot, 14th – 18th June, marks the start of the collaboration between the two organisations. Fresh Air’s ‘Park and Fly’ will offer the ultimate in park and ride services enabling racegoers to purchase a seat on one of its luxury helicopters ensuring a stylish, congestion free journey to and from the races.
Steeped in history and heritage, Royal Ascot is a centrepiece for the British social calendar, with the famous Berkshire track setting the stage for some of the best international horseracing in the world including The Royal Meeting. Other headline events include King George VI Weekend, Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup & Concert and the Red Bull Air Race.
Juliet Slot, Commercial Director at Ascot said:
“Each year we strive to raise the standard at Royal Ascot for our guests. We’re delighted to offer our guests the opportunity to enjoy a convenient, stylish and enjoyable arrival and departure to and from the Royal Meeting.”
Ian Halliday, Director at Fresh Air, said:
“Ascot Racecourse and Fresh Air are recognised for delivering exceptional standards of service, so the partnership has great synergies. We’re delighted to be on board and look forward to helping Ascot’s prestigious guests travel to and from the events. Arriving by helicopter sets the mark for an amazing day and is an experience that lives long in the memory.”
Fresh Air ‘Park and Fly’ for Royal Ascot operates from Fairoaks Airport, close to the M3, and Waltham Airfield, near the M4. Park and Fly prices are from £395 per person return.