The capital from the air

Visitors to London could soon get a bird's eye view of the city when regular helicopter flights take off from the heliport in Battersea.

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A view worth the price tag?

The view from the new helicopter service Credit: Simon Harris/ITN

London's first helicopter sightseeing tours have been launched over London today. Starting from the heliport at Battersea, visitors will be able to get an aerial view of the capital. But it comes at a price - the cost per person starts at £199.

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