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Uber helicopter ride was briefly cheaper than car ride for random users

Uber helicopter ride was briefly cheaper than car ride for random users

The helicopter option called Uber Copter to JFK cost about $109 at a discounted price while an Uber Black ride cost about $163 -- about a third more expensive than the helicopter ride -- to JFK on the same day earlier in November. An Uber X, the next-best option below Uber Black, was about $100 for a ride to the airport that day, Bloomberg reported, citing Uber's numbers.

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