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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London from the air: Price comparison

The Shard behind the London Eye Credit: REUTERS/Toby Melville

A new helicopter sightseeing tour over London launches today, giving visitors a unique view of the capital. But we've compared prices with some of London's other towering attractions. For two standard adult tickets on 6 July 2013, we got the following quotes:

LONDON EYE: £34.56 for 30 minutes

THE SHARD: £49.90 for 60 minutes

THE LONDON HELICOPTER: £398 for 20 minutes

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