A Manhattan helicopter company plans to run six reduced-volume choppers between the city and the Hamptons this summer that company officials said will allow it to comply with new anti-noise regulations in East Hampton Town.

Gotham Air, which launched in January, said it will offer charter service to Southampton, East Hampton and Montauk -- using Bell 407GX helicopters -- beginning Memorial Day weekend.

East Hampton officials on April 16 passed three laws designed to reduce noise from air traffic to town-owned East Hampton Airport in Wainscott that will go into effect by Memorial Day weekend. They include an 11 p.m. to 8 a.m. curfew on takeoffs and landings; an extended curfew of 8 p.m. to 9 a.m. for aircraft considered noisy; and a one-trip-per-week limit for noisy aircraft from May 1 to Sept. 30.

Gotham Air chief executive Tim Hayes said the Bell 407GX helicopters are below the 91-decibel threshold the town uses to define noisy aircraft, so they would be exempt from the extended curfew and the one-trip-per-week limit.

"We take the long view, and we want to be a positive part of the community," Hayes said.

Just 8 percent of helicopter flights to East Hampton Airport currently fall below the 91-decibel threshold, according to a recent study commissioned by East Hampton Town.

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Gotham contracted with Helicopter Flight Services, which owns the Bell helicopters, last fall as town officials were discussing the regulations. Hayes said the anti-noise talks "absolutely played a part" in the decision to use quieter choppers.

Gotham Air allows customers to book helicopter trips online, and offers flights to the Hamptons starting at $525 to $625.

The company is not involved in a federal lawsuit filed April 21 by several other helicopter companies seeking to block East Hampton's rules from taking effect.