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Address: 321 N Crystal Lake Dr, Orlando Executive Airport, Maitland, FL 32803-5836 (Formerly Mauiva Air Tours)
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+1 407-641-4108
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Via AirTours by ViaAir is an airplane adventure that takes sightseeing to a...

Via AirTours by ViaAir is an airplane adventure that takes sightseeing to a whole new level. An aerial tour is the only way to fully appreciate views that are normally not accessible from being seen from the ground. With over 1,000 flights, experienced pilots, caring staff and a family friendly environment, Via AirTours is quickly becoming one of Central Florida’s top “must do” attractions. Some guests have seen: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Magic Kingdom, Shamu Stadium, Animal Kingdom, Islands of Adventure, Old Town, Sea World.

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Pilot-X experience - Simply AWESOME!!!

We did the Pilot-X extended experience. I bought it as a gift for my wife on her birthday and it was simply amazing. Here are the Pros and Cons: Pros: - The instructor Ami... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2015
Rohit S
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Houston, Texas
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Daniels, West Virginia
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I've taken ViaAir to WV a few times (BWI to Beckley). If the flight actually goes it is a nice ride. However, BEWARE out of three flights my first was delayed by 6 hours and my last was canceled because of "mechanical issues" but come to find out it was cancelled because there were not enough passengers. It was cancelled... More 

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Thank Tyler U
1 review
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Worst airline in the business. DO NOT USE THEM! First our flight from Clarksburg, WV to Charlotte NC was cancelled at the last minute. They rebooked us from Lewisburg, WV (3.5 hours away) and that flight was delayed an hour. Then on the return flight from Charlotte to Lewisburg that was cancelled and we were told by the gate agent... More 

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Thank Ray H
Houston, Texas
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32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2015

We did the Pilot-X extended experience. I bought it as a gift for my wife on her birthday and it was simply amazing. Here are the Pros and Cons: Pros: - The instructor Ami was awesome. Great guy, went over and above what was a part of the flying experience. - She got to pilot the plane for 40 mins... More 

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Thank Rohit S
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23 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2014

We ve been to the Mauvia Western Experience USA in September 2014. Visited so many beautiful places in a week. The hotels and b fast were good, hotel and b fast in Fresno a little bit disappointing compared to the others. We met lovely people and our tour guide Consuelo was very knowledgable and nice. Would definitely recommend this tour... More 

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Thank J S
Warragul, Australia
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94 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Following our fantastic West coast tour in 2013 (see my Tripadvisor review) we decided to indulge in an east coast air tour. Disappointed? Hardly. Once again Mauiva delivered the goods - Niagara, Toronto, Washington DC, Pennsylvania and a host of features experienced at each. Our trip was hosted and brilliantly expedited by our "movie star" guide Sherry (ask her about... More 

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Thank Greg M
western qld
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53 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2014

We believe this tour is a great concept and really enjoyed the whole flying part of the trip. Our guide Andrea was excellent the best tour guide we have experienced in ten years of overseas travel. We had a small group is 12 people and all enjoyed each other's company. The hotels booked for the tour were very ordinary and... More 

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1 Thank CathyC46
MauivaAir, Manager at Via Air Tours, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, I would like to offer my sincerest apologies if you were not satisfied with the hotel or food in Fresno. Here at Mauiva we want your stay with us to be enjoyable. We have contacted hotel management with your concerns and we expect our vendors to give a high level of service to our patrons. Our vendors... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2014

Last November I booked a Western Wonders air tour with Mauiva, to start on 9 June 2014 in Los Angeles. This was the first available date after the end of my 3 week Canada/Alaska tour which ended in Vancouver on 31 May. This gave me over a week to get to LA, for which I planned a trip using trains... More 

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5 Thank Eggles3123
Johannesburg, South Africa
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2014

Everything from beginning to end was fabulous and without hiccups. I was a bit reluctant after reading a few reviews which indicated that the tour gets postponed on short notice. As a single traveller my other concern was that there will be only couples but all my fears quickly became something of the past once 15 of us boarded the... More 

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1 Thank Minda B
Mullingar, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2014

We were on the same Mauvia East Coast Air Cruise ( departure April 16th ) as Andrew and Sandra and fully endorse their comments. No we are not spoiled brats. Yes it is expensive, even if good value when you buy in January. For many it's a very special treat, even the trip of a lifetime, which is why Mauiva... More 

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3 Thank WilliamKathleen
Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2014

We booked and Eastern Wonders Air tour to leave New York on the 16th of April 2014. We booked well in advance as this was to be the highlight of our visit to the upper part of America. Not long after booking and paying Mauiva dropped the price by over $1300 per couple - so that was the first negative.... More 

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8 Thank AndrewandSandra
MauivaAir, Manager at Via Air Tours, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, First, let me start by apologizing for spelling your name wrong, while it was an auto-correct typo, it should have been caught in review. Despite that, I did try to respond to your email accordingly and was sincere about your concerns. If, after this second response, you still do not feel we have adequately addressed your concerns,... More 

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