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‘Uberchopper’ service to operate for Cannes Film Festival-goers

Laying down the iconic red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival.
Laying down the iconic red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival. Image by Jamie Davies / CC BY 2.0

Taxi service Uber has partnered up with French helicopter company Helipass to launch an on-call Uberchopper service to operate for the Cannes  Film Festival next week. Passengers can book using the app and a chopper is said to be guaranteed to arrive within 15 minutes and will take people from the airport to the venue in seven minutes, at a cost of €160. Read more: thelocal.fr