Redeem Continental Miles for Helicopter Flights?

Continental has started offering complimentary helicopter flights to Newark for business class passengers flying to Europe, Asia, and select other destinations. Paid business only, no upgrade or award customers need apply.

That’s a good perk when the helicopter schedule matches your schedule, and when the two helicopter departure locations are convenient.

The interesting thing for me, though? The moderator of the Flyertalk Continental forum adds this nugget:

You can tack a helicopter flight onto a reward ticket for 10k miles each way.

Interesting way to add a bit of a more unique experience to an award redemption! I’ve never seen this discussed anywhere though, so anyone with experience please chime in!

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Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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