Robb Report
Wants to Experience Formula 1? Here Are the 5 Best Private Jet Packages to See the Races

October 10, 2023
For one-of-a-kind views of the Heineken Silver Las Vegas Grand Prix track, Maverick Helicopters is offering guests a Vegas Victory Lap. The experience will take guests on a 12-minute helicopter journey, providing views of the 17-turn, 3.8-mile circuit.

Fox 31 News Denver
Colorado-born pilot bringing supplies to Lahaina following deadly fires

August 12, 2023
A Colorado man, born and raised in Arvada who now lives in Hawaii, has spent the past few days flying supplies to those affected by the fires in Maui. “I think Coloradans can relate because we are used to fires, especially with how scary it is when it comes to neighborhoods,” Jake Harmon, the Chief Pilot for Maverick Helicopters in Hawaii said.

NBC News
Catastrophic wildfires in Hawaii leave Maui communities devastated

August 11, 2023
Maverick Helicopters, usually giving tours - today saving lives. Their choppers, carrying thousands of pounds of aid being unloaded by regular Hawaiians, looking to help.

Las Vegas Weekly
This Maverick Is EDC Las Vegas’ Top Flier

May 18, 2023
It's little wonder that helicopter sightseeing tour Maverick [company] ( does strong business shuttling festivalgoers to EDC and back—a breezy, scenic 15-minute flight.

Las Vegas Review Journal
7 gift ideas for food and drink enthusiasts

December 2, 2022
Maverick Helicopters Strip dine-around and flight. Savory Bites & Neon Lights begins with a tasting at three restaurants on the Strip, with three to four dishes at each stop.

USA Today 10 Best
Find the best Las Vegas experience for you: 10 trips sorted by travel type

November 30, 2022
The Foodie: If you'd rather leave it up to the professionals, take a ride with Maverick Helicopters, which lets you enjoy stunning views of the Strip or longer trips to the Grand Canyon.

8 Essential Experiences for Adrenaline Junkies in Las Vegas

October 14, 2022
Get ready for a VIP experience with Maverick Helicopters, which has been taking passengers on one-of-a-kind aerial flights for over 25 years. Opt for a tour of the Vegas Strip, or embark on the Neon & Nature tour, which soars over the sandstone cliffs of Red Rock Canyon and lands on a panoramic overlook that hovers over 2,900 feet above the city.

Los Angeles Magazine
Early Bird Pricing Now Open for EDC Helicopter Trips

August 16, 2022
For those who want to plan ahead and who have the cash, Maverick Helicopter has announced early bird pricing on individual and private charters for EDC 2023 taking place May 19-21, 2023. This is the first time Maverick is offering special early bird pricing, available for a limited time.

5 Things To Do In Las Vegas If You Love Cars—Or Anything With An Engine

July 31, 2022
While this may not be a car, it does have an engine, and being in a chopper is always a thrilling experience. Maverick Helicopters is located right next to the airport and offers several packages.

VICE World News
The Sober Guide to Las Vegas

July 18, 2022
Some of the most thrilling 13 minutes of my life were spent flying above Las Vegas at night. Oh, how she twinkles! Book a Maverick Helicopters ride to get a bird's-eye view of the strip—and, you know, to be in a helicopter.

Visit Las Vegas
VEGAS ON: Episode 13

June 1, 2022
Take your next Vegas adventure to new heights with a tour from Maverick Helicopters. Enjoy a VIP experience and fly to Red Rock Canyon, and even take a sunset tour of the majestic Grand Canyon. The can’t-miss evening flights over the Strip give you the chance to see Las Vegas in a whole new light.

Las Vegas Magazine
Put a Ring On it

April 17, 2022
As romantic as a helicopter tour over the Las Vegas Strip is, now you can add nuptials to the experience. Maverick Helicopters offers a wide variety of wedding packages, from the "Painted Dreams Sunset" ceremony while flying over the Strip at sunset to "Painted Dreams Valley of Fire," where you land on a vista overlooking a magnificent desert view while taking your vows.

Where to Go on a Date in Las Vegas This Spring

March 8, 2022
Maverick Helicopters has a couple sky-high ways to help plan a perfect night out in Las Vegas. The Savory Bites & Neon Lights Tour begins with a Lip Smacking Foodie Tours food crawl of top Strip restaurants followed by a ride above the lights of the Strip.

Las Vegas Is Open To Kick Off The New Roaring '20s

February 22, 2022
Maverick Helicopters: Although I typically associate helicopter rides with the Alaska snowboarding, this heli trip from Las Vegas Airport to the Grand Canyon is bucket-list material. You’ll fly over Lake Mead and the Hoover Dam before arriving at the west end of the Canyon to toast champagne and enjoy some snacks.

The Culinary Travel Guide
10 Things To Do In Las Vegas Besides Gamble

February 18, 2022
Maverick Helicopters knows how to make your Las Vegas trip special! Plus, this is a perfect way to step away from the slot machines and do something other than gamble.

I Heart
Here Are Some Valentine's Day Deals In Las Vegas To Help You Celebrate

February 14, 2022
Thrill lovers: Put on a brave face and try a Las Vegas night flight and foodie tour with Maverick Helicopters.

Where Traveler
Celebrate Valentine's & Galentine's Day on the Las Vegas Strip

February 11, 2022
If you're hoping to tie the knot while love is in the air, Maverick Helicopters has several packages that might be just what you need. Couples can opt to wed overlooking the neon lights of the Las Vegas Strip, enjoy a Vegas night flight as they say "I do," land in the Valley of Fire for a picture-perfect setting or enjoy a sunset flight and Valley of Fire wedding.

The News Market
Love and Be Loved in Las Vegas This Valentine's Day

February 11, 2022
Love is quite literally in the air in Las Vegas this Valentine’s Day, as Maverick Helicopters is offering various wedding packages for couples this year.

KTNV 13 Action News
13 Things to do in Las Vegas This Week: Feb. 11-17, 2022

February 10, 2022
Maverick Helicopters is spreading the love with a Valentine's special just for Las Vegas locals. When you show your Nevada ID, get $30 off flights, Friday through Monday.

State Aviation Journal
Maverick Helicopters Receives FAA "Diamond Award" of Excellence for 11th Consecutive Year

February 7, 2022
Maverick Helicopters is pleased to announce it has been awarded the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) 2021 Award of Excellence "Diamond Award." The prestigious honor is the highest recognition by the Federal Aviation Administration for maintenance technicians and is a result of the company's ongoing dedication to maintenance, training and aircraft safety.

Busy Tourist
61 Best & Fun Things To Do Las Vegas (Nevada)

February 4, 2022
Maverick Helicopters isn't the only helicopter company in Las Vegas, but it's one of the best. You can choose from several predetermined routes that will take you through everything from the Strip to the Hoover Dam.

20 Date Ideas for Las Vegas This Winter

December 15, 2021
Maverick Helicopters has a couple sky-high ways to help plan a perfect night out in Las Vegas. The Savory Bites & Neon Lights Tour begins with a Lip Smacking Foodie Tours food crawl of top Strip restaurants followed by a ride above the lights of the Strip.

Las Vegas Magazine
Maverick Helicopters makes traveling the Southwest a true experience

December 5, 2021
Las Vegas is an amazing destination in its own right, but its also the center of the Southwest universe, where you can explore anything you want—and we definitely suggest exploring it from a helicopter, such as the fleet deployed by Maverick Helicopters.

These Top Helicopter Tours Offer the Ultimate Aerial Experience

December 2,2021
Looking for a new way to experience Sin City aside from the casinos and nightclubs? Get a bird’s eye view during the Savory Bites & Neon Lights tour. Operated by Maverick Helicopters, this five-hour, culinary-themed expedition visits four of the top restaurants in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas Magazine
Maverick Helicopters Makes Traveling the Southwest a True Experience

August 20,2021
One thing becomes clear once your airplane begins the descent into Las Vegas: There’s a ton of space to explore in Southern Nevada and the Southwest in general. Las Vegas is an amazing destination in its own right, but it’s also the center of the Southwest universe, where you can explore anything you want—and we definitely suggest exploring it from a helicopter, such as the fleet deployed by Maverick Helicopters.

14 Romantic Things to Do in Las Vegas

August 4,2021
If you find yourself marveling at romantic helicopter scenes in movies, you’ll no doubt be thrilled with the glamour and excitement of a private helicopter ride over Las Vegas.

Conde Nast Traveler
Where to Watch the Las Vegas 4th of July Fireworks 2021

July 4, 2021
Air tour operator Maverick Helicopters is offering a special Stars and Stripes flight over the Las Vegas Valley on July 4 for those who want a different view of the festivities.

Where To Travel In July

July 2,2021
For a unique vantage point, take Maverick Helicopters’ July 4 Stars & Stripes flight. You’ll fly over the Strip in a luxury helicopter and land 2,900 feet above the valley for unparalleled views of the fireworks.

Where to Watch the 4th of July Fireworks in Las Vegas

June 30,2021
See the fireworks from 2,900 feet above Las Vegas. Maverick Helicopters has a one-night-only Stars & Stripes flight that includes a flyover of the Strip, views of the Red Rock Resort fireworks show, and more than an hour of ground time with drinks and hors d'oeuvres. Book a reservation well in advance.

8 News Now Las Vegas
Maverick Helicopters offers spectacular view of fireworks with $449 flight

June 28, 2021
Maverick Helicopters is offering the 20-minute, 2,900-foot “aerial experience,” with includes a flight “over iconic hotels such as Caesars Palace, Bellagio and Luxor. Flyers can also enjoy desert sunset views and an hour and a half of ground time with complimentary beverages and hors d’oeuvres,” according to a Monday news release.

Las Vegas Magazine
Come Celebrate the Fourth of July Weekend in Style in Las Vegas

June 28, 2021
If you really want to splurge, book the July 4 Stars & Stripes holiday flight with Maverick Helicopters. For $449 per person, guests get a round-trip flight above the Strip and descend to a private vista for nearly two hours of ground time and picturesque views of the massive Strip firework display, along with complimentary beverages and food.

Where Traveler
Spectacular Fourth of July Events in Las Vegas

June 26,2021
Experience a one-of-a-kind Fourth of July celebration with Maverick Helicopters. Enjoy a breathtaking display of fireworks from 2,900 feet above the Las Vegas Valley and the Las Vegas Strip.

The News Market
Las Vegas lights up with Fourth of July events

June 24,2021
Maverick Helicopters invites visitors to enjoy breathtaking views of the city-wide fireworks show with its Stars & Stripes flight, only on 4 July. Travelers will fly over the iconic Las Vegas Strip in a luxury helicopter, followed by an exclusive landing, 2,900 feet above the Las Vegas Valley, with unparalleled views of the city’s most coveted fireworks shows.

Vegas Only Entertainment
Free Concerts, Wine & Dine Tidbits

June 15,2021
Maverick Helicopters is featuring a special Stars & Stripes holiday flight to celebrate Independence Day on July 4. Flight departs at 8 p.m. and flies over the Strip, with an exclusive landing 2,900 feet above the Las Vegas Valley offering unparalleled views of the city’s most coveted fireworks shows.

Vegas Publiciy
Celebrate the 4th of July with the All-New Stars & Stripes Flight from Maverick Helicopters

June 13,2021
Award-winning helicopter operator, Maverick Helicopters, invites guests to celebrate Independence Day like never-before with their special Stars & Stripes holiday flight, available only on July 4. Departing at 8 p.m., travelers will fly over the iconic Las Vegas Strip in a luxury helicopter, followed by an exclusive landing, 2,900 feet above the Las Vegas Valley, with unparalleled views of the city’s most coveted fireworks shows.

Witchcraft, And The Other Top-Rated Things To Do In America’s 10 Most Popular National Parks

April 21, 2021
The Grand Canyon is undoubtedly the nation's most renowned natural wonder and it's no surprise that Grand Canyon National Park continues to rank near the top of the list in popularity. Among the most memorable ways to witness part of the canyon's majesty is a Maverick Helicopters tour through Dragon Corridor with views of Kaibab National Forest and Painted Desert.

Conde Nast Traveler
How Helicopter Tours Are Getting Guests Into the Sky During COVID-19

February 10, 2021
For Las Vegas-based Maverick Helicopters, reopening after nearly three months of being closed was not an easy undertaking. "That transition was really difficult," says Joe Munoz, Maverick's director of flight operations and a helicopter pilot with 24 years of experience.

Fodor's travel
14 of the Most Over-the-Top Dates That You Can Arrange This Valentine's Day

February 9, 2021
A luxurious, custom limo coach will ferry the couple to Maverick Helicopters, where they'll enjoy a romantic champagne toast before boarding an ECO-Star helicopter for a 12-to-15-minute flight that soars above the sights of Las Vegas.

20 Great Las Vegas Dates To Go On Right Now

February 2, 2021
Maverick Helicopters has a couple sky-high ways to help plan a perfect night out in Las Vegas. The Savory Bites & Neon Lights Tour begins with a Lip Smacking Foodie Tours food crawl of top Strip restaurants followed by a ride above the lights of the Strip.

Travel and Leisure
This Food Tour Takes Guests to 3 of Vegas' Most Popular Restaurants — and Ends With a Helicopter Ride

October 11, 2020
The company also offers a $100 per person optional upgrade, which includes a limo ride to Maverick Helicopters for a champagne toast, followed by a 15-minute flight aboard an ECO-Star helicopter so guests can see the glittering Las Vegas lights from above.

Las Vegas Review-Journal
Helicopter, foodie tour firms join for only-in-Vegas experience

September 29, 2020
Lip Smacking Foodie Tours and Maverick Helicopters have partnered for a high-flying fine dining only-in-Las-Vegas experience, Savory Bites & Neon Lights.

The Orange County Register
Travel: Ready to return to Vegas? Here’s what’s new

September 25, 2020
Maverick Helicopters and Lip Smacking Foodie Tours have cooked up a high-flying fine-dining experience that takes the hungry and heights-loving to four top restaurants.

KTNV 13 Action News
Weekend Guide: Las Vegas Welcomes Visitors Once Again

August, 2020
After dusk venture over to Maverick Helicopters for an exciting activity that is sure to make you feel like a Vegas VIP. Discover the latest attraction to hit the town, a Las Vegas Night Flight.

KTNV 13 Action News
Marine veteran achieves pilot dream after overcoming serious injuries, now gives tourists bird's-eye views of Las Vegas

July 15, 2020
Fast forward two months, Boecker is one of the lucky ones, transitioning back to work -- and back to the skies. He now works with Maverick Helicopter Tours, flying tourists all over Las Vegas.

Travel Weekly
Maverick resumes helicopter tours in Las Vegas

June 1, 2020
Maverick Helicopters resumed flights over Las Vegas on May 22, with buy-one, get-one offers through June 30.

Los Angeles Times
100 things you'll want to know about the Grand Canyon

October 19, 2019
#39 - Maverick Helicopters offers flights departing from Grand Canyon South Rim terminal ($299 per person). The trip is 45-50 minutes, with views of Marble Canyon, Point Imperial and the confluence of the Colorado and the Little Colorado rivers.

MTV News
How to travel in las vegas like a celebrity

August 11, 2019
Nothing says travelling like a celebrity than arriving by helicopter, so why not take to the skies with Maverick Helicopters who offer a variety of tours to suit any itinerary and occasion.

Las Vegas Review-Journal
6 ways to make Dad's day special in Las Vegas

June 12, 2019
Plenty of people will be taking their dads out to a steakhouse for the holiday. How about booking him a visit to three of the best in town, any night he wants? And while you're at it, wrap things up in style with a Maverick helicopter flyover of the Strip.
Travel Awaits
9 Adventurous Things To Do in Kauai, Hawaii

June 11, 2019
Award-winning aviation company Maverick Helicopters expanded its service to Port Allen Airport in Kauai in August 2018, and it now offers travelers tours of the island. The company's Kauai Explorer tour will take you soaring all over Kauai, giving you the opportunity to see two of the island's most famous natural landmarks: the Napali Coast and Waimea Canyon.
Everything You Must Do this Summer in Las Vegas

June 4, 2019
Treat dad to an exclusive steakhouse tour and helicopter ride. One of the coolest things you can do in Vegas is visit multiple restaurants in a single night with Lip Smacking Foodie Tours and a Maverick Helicopter flight over the Strip.

The Boston Globe
Grand Canyon: Choose Your Own Adventure

May 22, 2019
Grab a glass of champagne and fly from the Las Vegas Strip over Lake Mead and Hoover Dam before landing 3,500 feet within the Grand Canyon. You'll even get to see an extinct volcano. The best time to go is at sunset (prices start at $469 per person for the four-hour flight via Maverick Helicopters), where the views of the canyon are stunning, and the lights on the Strip will be transforming.
Las Vegas Magazine
Q & A: Maverick Helicopters' Joe Munoz

May 10, 2019
Joe Munoz flew helicopters everywhere from glaciers to oil rigs before a friend told him a fledgling company in Las Vegas was looking for a pilot. Now director of operations of Maverick Helicopters, Munoz started out flying over the Strip and to the Grand Canyon before Maverick caught on as the ultimate way to get to Electric Daisy Carnival.
Boulder City Review
Railroad Pass building helipad, plans Dam tours

February 20, 2019
Railroad Pass Casino... is partnering with Maverick Helicopters to offer tours of Hoover Dam and the Grand Canyon.

These Valentine's Day gifts don't come in a box. It's Vegas, baby

February 13, 2019
Take your Valentine on an after-dark whirl over the Las Vegas Strip, buzzing past the Bellagio fountains, the Eiffel Tower, the Venetian canals, The Strat Tower and Luxor. The 15-minute helitours travel round-trip from the airport, but Maverick Helicopters... will pick you up at your hotel then drop you off after the flight for an all-in-one price.
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Railroad Pass Casino aims high with helipad addition near Las Vegas

February 11, 2019
Located off the recently completed stretch of Interstate 11 near Boulder City, the casino has begun constructing a helipad on-site. The helipad would be used by Maverick Helicopters to transport customers to popular tourist destinations in the region.
8 Unforgettable Aerial Adventures

September 19, 2018
In a city packed with bucket list-worthy experiences, this Four-Star Las Vegas hot spot is literally raising the bar. Thanks to a partnership with luxury charter company Maverick Helicopters, the storied resort can offer a slew of once-in-a-lifetime opportunities, from a 15-minute flight over the Strip’s sparkling lights with a champagne toast to a half-day excursion through the desert that culminates with a picnic atop the Grand Canyon.

Las Vegas Review Journal
Helicopter pilot has been flying above
Las Vegas 20 years

December 5, 2017
Joe Munoz’s job flying seven-passenger Airbus H-130s for Maverick Helicopters gives him a unique perspective on the Las Vegas Valley — from about 10,000 feet above ground.
USA Today
10 things you didn't know you can do
in Las Vegas

October 23, 2017
There’s no better way to see Las Vegas than from a helicopter, where you get a truly panoramic view of all the sights that make the Strip so iconic.
The Huffington Post
Super Fun Vegas Trip

August 30, 2017
Maverick Helicopters – This is one of the coolest things I have ever done in my life! OK it is definitely in the top three. We took a Vegas Nights helicopter flight over the Las Vegas Strip.
Las Vegas is the perfect place for Magic Mike strippers, the Backstreet Boys and helicopter tours

July 30, 2017
Night flight over Vegas with Maverick Helicopters: The highlight of the trip was taking a helicopter ride over Las Vegas on our final night.
Travel Weekly
Five Trends Shaping the Future of Luxury

July 25, 2017
For those seeking the QUINTESSENTIAL SELF, the quest for self-improvement doesn’t mean compromising on self-indulgence. The report referenced Maverick Helicopters as an example.

US News
5 Unique Las Vegas Tours

July 3, 2017
Helicopter tours offer a variety of routes and destinations, but Joe Moracco, concierge at the Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas, thinks you should visit the Grand Canyon – "without a doubt." His top-three Grand Canyon helicopter tours are all offered by Maverick Helicopters...
Secret Las Vegas: 35 Insider Tips From The Locals

June 7, 2017
Las Vegas is surrounded by many must-see natural wonders, such as the grandiose Grand Canyon, red sandstone-brimming Valley of Fire and post-volcanic Fortification Hill, as well as structures like the Hoover Dam and the beautiful resorts of the Strip.

Los Angeles Times
In this yoga class, a helicopter takes you to Nirvana atop the red rocks of a Nevada park, 60 miles from the Vegas Strip

May 12, 2017
Las Vegas yoga studio Silent Savasana has partnered with Maverick Helicopters for a one-of-a-kind experience that takes visitors to the red rock formations of Valley of Fire State Park...
4 of the best helicopter sightseeing tours in North America

May 8, 2017
The vast majority of visitors to the Canyon enjoy incredible views from locations on the North and South Rim, gazing down to the Colorado River, far below.
ABC News
Heli-yoga takes yoga to new heights in Las Vegas

April 25, 2017
But if you're looking for the kind of yoga that will not only bring you inner peace but make your Instagram followers turn green with envy, look no further than heli-yoga.
48 Hours In Las Vegas: How To Experience Sin City Like A Superstar

March 24, 2017
My favorite heli pilot in the world, is the charming and handsome Joe Munoz with Maverick Helicopters.
5 incredible only-in-Las Vegas adventures to brag about on your social media

March 21, 2017
What would make it even more exciting? Seeing this larger-than-life city from the air, on a helicopter tour.

Old Liquors Magazine
Las Vegas: Exclusive HeliYoga Experience

March 21, 2017
Limitless transports participants to an open-air sanctuary where few men and women have boldly gone before.
Vegas INC
Get followed: Marketing your brand through social media

March 20, 2017
Adapting to social media’s ever-changing landscape and to the evolution of our customers’ buying habits is a conversation we have on a daily basis at Maverick Helicopters.
Vegas INC
Introducing the VEGAS INC 2017 40 Under 40 honorees

March 19, 2017
When Dan Flores was recruited to Maverick Helicopters in 2007 as director of business development for the Grand Canyon South Rim location, the company had 19 helicopters and focused its business primarily on the Nevada and Arizona markets.
Towle Road
Go Beyond the Neon and See a Side of Las Vegas You Never Knew Existed

March 16, 2017
Maverick Helicopters’ new Heli-Yoga experience will have you almost floating on air.
Vegas Seven
Somms Step Up to the “Plates,” Food and a Flight, and the Secret Steak Dinner

March 2, 2017
Introducing the newest Lip Smacking Foodie Tours, ( “Savory Bites & Neon Lights” features an exclusive tasting at five prominent restaurants, followed by Maverick Helicopters’ renowned Vegas Nights flight over the Las Vegas Strip.
Las Vegas Review Journal
Southern Nevada businesses ready for Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2017
“It’s one of our best evenings in the first quarter,” said Bryan Kroten, vice president of marketing at Maverick Helicopters in Las Vegas. “We staff up and double the amount of flights we offer.”
ABC 13 Action News
UberCHOPPER available for $99 during CES

February 8, 2017
Uber Technologies has partnered with Maverick Helicopters during CES in Las Vegas to help attendees experience the Las Vegas Strip in a way they never have before.
Travel Weekly
Lip Smacking Foodie Tours, Maverick Helicopters team up

February 6, 2017
Dubbed Savory Bites & Neon Lights, the five-hour outing is a best-of-both-worlds collaboration between tour companies Lip Smacking Foodie Tours and Maverick Helicopters.
Yoga Journal
HeliYoga: “The World’s Most Exclusive Yoga Experience”

January 23, 2017
Those searching for “the world's most exclusive yoga experience” just might find it high atop the red sandstone peaks of Nevada’s Valley of Fire State Park, a remote destination only accessible by helicopter. HeliYoga: Limitless, a new venture from Maverick Helicopters and local Las Vegas yoga company Silent Savasana, launched last November.
Uber offers attendees trips to CES on helicopter in Vegas

January 4, 2017
Ride-share service Uber is teaming up with Maverick Helicopters this week to offer a discounted $99 ride above the Las Vegas Strip.
#UberChopper is the most Vegas way to book a ride this CES

January 3, 2017
#UberChopper, as it's been dubbed, is a partnership between local tour operator Maverick Helicopters, and the global ridesharing company.

New York Post
The Hawaiian paradise where everybody knew my name

December 27, 2016
Another way to scope out Hana Town and the Road to Hana — plus the island’s myriad waterfalls and the dormant, dusty Haleakala crater — is from on high, via the aerial pros at Maverick Helicopters.
People are paying $3,500 to take a helicopter to a remote mountain peak for a yoga class

December 15, 2016
"...Maverick Helicopters has created world's first heli-yoga class."
Las Vegas Review Journal
Houston, San Diego State will be flying high in buildup to Las Vegas Bowl

December 12, 2016
"...the coaches will be treated to a night flight over The Strip by Maverick Helicopters."
Vegas Tastemakers Tell Us What They Want for the Holidays

December 7, 2016
"Something on my wish list this year is to take a Maverick Helicopter Grand Canyon tour with my family..."
Vegas INC
Family-owned Maverick Helicopters shares how it grew into a tourism powerhouse

October 3, 2016
Maverick makes dreams a reality three hours at a time, as the helicopters swoop guests through the Grand Canyon, land at the bottom of the gorge and fly over the Strip — all in one tour.
Los Angeles Times
Helicopter tour takes you over Maui, and lands in the rain forest too

September 28, 2016
Maverick Helicopters recently launched the Hana Rainforest Experience, a 75-minute tour in which choppers show off the coast and then land in the rain forest to allow passengers to check out the tropical habitat.
Travel Weekly
Finer things on Maverick flight tour

September 2, 2016
Las Vegas-based tour company Maverick Helicopters is partnering with Four Seasons Las Vegas to offer a new tour and culinary package featuring aerial views of some of the region's best parks.

The Boston Globe
Soar over Vegas and beyond.

September 2, 2016
Vegas-based Maverick Helicopters has teamed up with the AAA Five Diamond hotel to offer guests the three-hour Natural Wonders Experience. Your private chopper will whisk you from Maverick’s Vegas terminal to the highest peak in the Valley of Fire, considered one of the southwest’s most remote destinations, where you’ll have clear views of the surrounding red sandstone formations.

The Boston Globe
Plans unveiled for Girls in Aviation Day

September 1, 2016
The Las Vegas (Nevada) Chapter event will begin at 8 a.m. at Henderson Executive Airport Maverick Airlines’ base of operations.
About Time

September 1, 2016
The Wind Dancer Tour that Maverick run drops into the canyon for half an hour, enough time for a glass of champagne and a blueberry muffin and some epic selfies, before heading back to the strip again and back to the hotel in time for a serious brunch.

September 2, 2016
For an uplifting splurge, consider a night tour of the Strip by Maverick Helicopters (6075 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Tel: 702- 261-0007.
Forbes Travel Guide
Where To Travel In September

September 1, 2016
The Strip may be a famous draw to Sin City, but have you seen it from on high? Now you can, courtesy of a private helicopter experience from Four-Star Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas, in partnership with Maverick Helicopters. The hotel’s Natural Wonders Experience will take you up close to some of the most beautiful and remote views of the desert.
A Lady Goes West
How to have a seriously awesome vacation in Las Vegas with friends

September 1, 2016
During our trip, we had the awesome opportunity to go on a helicopter ride above the Strip with Maverick Helicopters (thanks for the media rate for our group!) and take a nearly private yoga session while riding around on the world’s highest observation wheel.
The Sun
SINCREDIBE Head for the glitz and glamour and hit the heights on a Las Vegas helicopter tour

August 27, 2016
Putting my trust in a Kiwi pilot called Simon, I signed up for Sin City’s most in-demand tour with Maverick Helicopters. Covering the Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam, Lake Mead and the four-mile Strip, the tour takes visitors 4,000ft above ground to soak up the breathtaking views.
Travel and Tour
Las Vegas Celebrates 100th Anniversary of the National Parks Service

August 27, 2016
...with extensive experience catering to adventure travelers, including Maverick Helicopters, DETOURs of Nevada,...
Aviation Pros
WAI Chapters Announce Plans for September 24 International Girls in Aviation Day

August 26, 2016
The Las Vegas (Nevada) Chapter event will begin at 8 a.m. at Henderson Executive Airport Maverick Airlines' base of operations...
Las Vegas Review Journal
Joe Munoz of Maverick Helicopters: From neon to nature and the Strip

August 15, 2016
Most people call me “Heli Joe” mainly because I’m known in Las Vegas as the pilot who posts about his adventures with Maverick Helicopters.
In The Frow

August 14, 2016
...We took a ride with Maverick Helicopters over the strip in the morning for about 30 minutes...
The Huffington Post
The One-of-a-Kind Way To Experience The Grand Canyon

July 18, 2016
...But if you’re looking for a way to take your experience to new heights, why not go on a helicopter ride? Maverick Helicopters provides a way to view this geographical landmark from a new perspective...
How to Do a Perfect 24 Hours in Las Vegas — And Bail Before You Get Into Trouble

July 18, 2016
...Let Maverick Helicopters pick you up at the hotel and whisk you to the terminal to depart for your tour over the Grand Canyon. (Hi, baller.) When you land, you'll catch epic selfies over the Colorado River (don't get too close to the edge), and your pilot will lay out a picnic including champagne...
LA Weekly
Taking a Helicopter to EDC Vegas Is Totally Worth It — If You Can Afford It

June 19, 2016
Choosing to ride a helicopter into EDC might sound a little ridiculous; it did to me. But while most of the hundreds of thousands of festivalgoers make the hour-or-more trek to from the Vegas Strip to Las Vegas Motor Speedway by car or shuttle, a few take to the air.
The Red Bulletin
Views From The Top: Flying High at EDC

June 19, 2016
Artists and High Roller Ravers get high above Las Vegas with EDC's wholly unique VIP experience.
Las Vegas Review Journal
Helicopters offer shortcuts to EDC, dramatic city views

May 30, 2016
The streets of Las Vegas, the Strip in particular, are known for over-the-top opulence and one-of-a-kind experiences, and, now, the skies above are, too.
Las Vegas Review Journal
Las Vegas-based helicopter company hosts tour for Rancho High School aviation students

April 28, 2016
The people behind Maverick Helicopters, a local helicopter company, believe they have met the future of the industry — students from Rancho High School’s aviation maintenance class.
Cindy Crawford and family are 'not the Griswolds' in Grand Canyon vacation pics

March 24, 2016
The pictures of Cindy Crawford and her family enjoying the Grand Canyon [with Maverick Helicopters] are spectacular and beautiful. And the scenery's not bad, either.
E News
Maverick Helicopters featured on "I Am Cait" show

March 8, 2016
Maverick Helicopters was featured on the television show "I am Cait" on E! network. The episode features Caitlyn Jenner visiting our Grand Canyon South Rim location.

Las Vegas Review Journal
Maverick Helicopters takes off with plush new Las Vegas terminal

November 20, 2015
Maverick executives this week held a two-night open house for guests to give local dignitaries, resort executives and the media a chance to see the $5 million, 6,000-square-foot facility, which officially opens to passengers on Nov. 30.
ABC News
See This, Skip That: Ask the Concierge

October 10, 2015
At many of the best hotels across the country, and in many of America’s greatest destinations, the guest’s best resource is right past the lobby doors. Concierges can be a wealth of information, yes. But they are also insiders by design, cultivating relationships for years that can help travelers personalize their vacations, maximize their budgets and, often, secure experiences that would otherwise be unattainable.
LA Weekly
The Best (and Worst) of EDC Vegas 2015

June 22, 2015
Best: Flying in Via Helicopter At $800 per person round trip, getting to EDC by air is definitely for high rollers only. But if you can afford it, it's worth every penny to avoid the two-hour-plus ordeal of reaching the festival by shuttle, cab or car.
Las Vegas Review Journal
Flying the friendly skies to EDC

June 21, 2015
“The first rule of the helicopter,” pilot Kyle Pratt informs us before we board the awaiting chopper, “is don’t touch the door.” He smirks a bit as he delivers this instruction – you know, because we’re all adults here, presumably, and, well, this sort of thing kind of goes without saying.
MTV News
Zedd Flew 50 Fans To The Grand Canyon And It Was Breathtaking: See Our Pics

May 15, 2015
Artists are always looking for new ways to get your attention, launching promotional contests and stunts meant to make sure fans know they’ve got an album or project on the way. But Zedd may have rewritten the playbook because he’s embarked on one of the most ambitious rollouts we’ve ever seen.
Don’t be a scaredy-cat, take a helicopter to the Grand Canyon

May 7, 2015
Sure, you could sit on a bus for the better part of a day, listening to a screaming child a few rows ahead of you, breathing in the sweet tang of sewage every time the lavatory door swings open. That’s how most people get to the Grand Canyon. And why wouldn't they? It's cheaper, a lot less scary for some and doesn't really require you to leave your comfort zone.
Market Watch
Maverick Helicopters donates unique artist experience auction item - Insomniac reveals EDC Vegas artist roster

May 6, 2015
Helicopter to EDC Las Vegas with DJ/Producer Snails: One winner and a friend will arrive in style with DJ/producer Snails on a state-of-the-art helicopter provided by Maverick Helicopters. During the festival, the three of you will refuel with a private taco party. After the last set plays, ride back to the Strip with Snails in a private SUV, while getting an exclusive listening of his unreleased music.
See California
California Surrounded by Mavericks

May 5, 2015
California has its very own Mavericks, a world famous big wave spot off the coast near Half Moon Bay. But we don’t have those Maverick Helicopters yet. Pictured is their recent grand opening in Maui on Lei Day, May 1. Maverick Helicopters flies more than 200,000 guests (the majority of them are Californians, no doubt,) annually on tours in Grand Canyon, AZ, Las Vegas, NV and now Hawaii.
Maverick Helicopters contributes to the magical destinations of Mirror Travel editor's British Airways mystery tour

April 27, 2015
It all started with a light-hearted challenge to the British Airways press office to come up with a mystery trip – and last month they certainly delivered.
Travel Age West
Now Flying Over Maui: Maverick Helicopters

April 26, 2015
Maverick Helicopters has entered the Hawaii flightseeing market with three tours over Maui. Maverick’s marketing vice president Bryan Kroten told TravelAge West that Hawaii is a natural fit for the company. It also operates in the popular tourist destinations of Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon in Arizona.
Helicopter Investor
Maverick Helicopters hosts first flight in Hawaii

April 26, 2015
Maverick Helicopters hosted its first helicopter tour from its new location in Maui, Hawaii on Friday 10 April.
Maui Now
Maverick Helicopters Launches Maui Service with Inaugural Flight

April 14, 2015
Maverick Helicopters hosted its first official flight at its new location on Maui on Friday, April 10, company executives announced.
The 18 Best Tours In Las Vegas

March 22, 2015
Take a short ride above the Strip for the perfect date night… or head to the Grand Canyon for a full day of fun. The Dream Catcher Sunset package includes a journey above the Valley of Fire, the Hidden Valley, and then a dip 3,500ft below the West rim of the Grand Canyon before you head back to Vegas while catching a sunset view of the Hoover Dam. A bonus Champagne toast is included somewhere in the middle of all this.
RotorCraft Pro
Maverick Helicopters - Bold Name, Bold Company

February, 2015
In 1995, former U.S. Army helicopter pilot Greg Rochna, along with his wife Brenda, made a decision to try and build a better helicopter tour company in a very competitive market. It was a bold mission, considering that the Las Vegas/Grand Canyon helicopter tour market was well established and dominated by several mature players. As it turns out, the couple’s decision was one of the best business decisions of their lives.
Las Vegas Business Press
Executive Snapshot - John Buch president, Maverick Helicopters

January 14, 2015
John Buch has parlayed his marketing background with an entrepreneurial spirit to help Las Vegas-based Maverick Helicopters achieve success in the airborne tour business.
Mail Online
Sin City never looked so good! Photos capture the shimmering casinos, dizzying rides and hidden rooftop pools of Las Vegas

January 14, 2015
Photographer Tom Donoghue took a helicopter trip around the city on January 8, to capture dazzling - but dizzying - views of the city's best known landmarks like Caesars Palace, New York-New York and the Bellagio fountains.
Travel Age West
Traveling to Hawaii in 2015

January 3, 2015
Kualoa Ranch is augmenting its hefty recreation roster with a seven-station zipline. Digging deep into the lush Kaaawa Valley, the 2½-hour adventure amps the rush via dual tracking and three suspension bridges. And on Maui, Maverick Helicopters will take flight this spring with new tours in seven-passenger Eco-Star Helicopters.
Las Vegas Review Journal
Maverick Helicopters readies for Hawaii air tours

December 16, 2014
When Maverick Helicopters takes its popular air tours to the Hawaiian Islands early next year, it’ll take an unparalleled maintenance record and experience with it.
Vegas Seven
THE TASTEMAKER AWARDS - Best Splurge Experience

November 13-19, 2014
It’s easy to splurge in Las Vegas, but the $800 per person private lift to and from Electric Daisy Carnival is on every Tastemaker’s wish list. The 15-minute trip for up to seven ($5,000 total) departs from Maverick Helicopters headquarters, affording an aerial view of both the Strip and the lights of EDC.

September 15, 2014
Residents in the Las Vegas 24-carat-gold glass apartment block owned by US billionaire Donald Trump are now eligible to book tours on this ‘limousine in the sky’. Condo owners at Trump International Las Vegas can enjoy on-call luxury air tours with a so-called ‘House Helicopter’.
Helicopter Magazine Europe

July 19, 2014
The operations of Maverick Helicopters leave nothing to chance, and here’s the proof: a fuelling station right in the desert! Maverick Helicopters was founded in December 1995 in Las Vegas by Greg and Brenda Rochna, a couple of entrepreneurs who began their business with just two helicopters. In less than twenty years, their company has gone on to become a key player in the air tourism landscape of the US.
Vegas Magazine
LIVING THE HIGH LIFE - Hit the Grand Canyon and Electric Daisy Carnival with Maverick Helicopters' unforgettable tours

June 13, 2014
We’ve just left Las Vegas behind in our $3 million Eco-Star helicopter. Seven of us are strapped into seats and surround-sound headsets, listening to pilot Jim Ogletree describe the vistas and points of interest below us to his iPod soundtrack of songs such as “Free Ride” and “A Million Miles Away.” We’re on the Wind Dancer Air and Landing Tour, one of a dozen airborne rides offered by Maverick Helicopters.
Vegas Magazine

May 18, 2014
Forget The Strip... the fun really begins when you tear yourself away from the tables and head for the edge of town. From the air, Las Vegas stretches outwards in a palette of dusty greys and browns until its suburbs mingle with the surrounding Mojave Desert.
Women's Fitness

June, 2014
“Do you trust me?” asks the man to my right. I’ve known him for all of five minutes, but I find myself saying yes anyway. I can’t help it – I’m a sucker for handsome men with American accents. “Okay, this is your last lap. I want you to push down as hard as you can. Ready?”
Las Vegas Review Journal
Maverick Helicopters wins best tour company award for fifth year

May 12, 2014
Maverick Helicopters, an air tour company that provides flights over the Las Vegas Strip and to the Grand Canyon, has won the Southern Nevada Hotel Concierge Association’s best tour company award for the fifth straight year.
Rebound Magazine
Rebound Like a VIP in Las Vegas

October, 2013
As the founder of Stricker VIP, Inc., a five-star luxury Las Vegas host and concierge service, my extensive Rolodex of well-established connections have worked to the distinct benefit of my... Continue reading on page 38.
LA Weekly
The Best and Worst of Electric Daisy Carnival

June 24, 2013
Best: Helicopter Shuttles ...Once in the aircraft, high flyers were treated to aerial views of Vegas and the festival during the 12-minute flight. The pilot even played Swedish House Mafia in our flight headsets.
Las Vegas Review Journal
It's that weird Electric Daisy Carnival time again

June 15, 2013
The festival is one of the biggest dance music events in the world. After several years in Los Angeles, it moved to Las Vegas in 2011. It drew more than 300,000 people last year.
LA Weekly

March 6, 2013
The Ultimate Whisky Experience deserves the ultimate opening act. So on Wednesday afternoon, before the third annual Nth Ultimate Whisky Experience at the Wynn, founder Mahesh Patel whisked 20 hardcore whiskey enthusiasts away to the Grand Canyon’s western rim for a once-in-a-lifetime tasting.

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