Is app responsible for increased East End air traffic?

With traffic up 20 percent at East Hampton Airport in 2014, airport officials are looking into whether Blade, a service that allows travelers to use a mobile phone app to book helicopter flights from Manhattan to the Hamptons, is a contributing factor. (Credit: Newsday / Chuck Fadely, Photo Credit: Gordon M. Grant)

With traffic up 20 percent at East Hampton Airport in 2014, airport officials are looking into whether Blade, a service that allows travelers to use a mobile phone app to book helicopter flights from Manhattan to the Hamptons, is a contributing factor.  (Credit: Newsday / Chuck Fadely, Photo Credit: Gordon M. Grant)

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