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Affordable helicopter taxis to beat Jakarta gridlocks

Grab, Uber among those showing interest in aerial transport solutions

Singapore-based ride hailing app, Grab, says it will soon introduce a helicopter taxi service for traffic-congested Jakarta. (Photo by Grab Indonesia)

JAKARTA -- Whitesky Aviation sees a business opportunity in Jakarta's worsening traffic congestion, and the charter flight company is offering a heavily subsidized holiday promotion rate of only 14 million rupiah ($1,051) for a 40-minute helicopter ride from the Indonesian capital to Bandung -- less than half price.

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