Proteus Air Services

Gift Certificates

A gift certificate for a flying lesson or sightseeing flight is the perfect surprise for someone that has everything! Our gift certificates will arrive by express mail to the address of your choice. You can also include a personal message to the gift recipient. Ready to get purchase? Call us, and we’ll have your gift on its way to the special person in your life the same day. Whether you choose a flying lesson or a sightseeing flight, it is sure to be the most memorable and fun gift you will give this year!

Give A Flying Lesson

Discovery Flight

$99 Per Flight

For one person only
Approx. 30 minutes

Our most affordable option, the discovery flight is a great way for someone to see if learning to fly is really something they’d like to pursue. Guided by one of our flight instructors, they will take the controls and experience what it feels like to fly an airplane. This is a moment they will never forget. After their flight they can learn about the next steps involved in training to be a pilot.

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First Lesson

$166 Per Flight

For one person only
Approx. 45 minutes

Our best value flight, the first lesson introduces the process of learning to fly. Your gift recipient will learn to pre-flight the airplane, taxi to the runway, and make their first take-off with help from their instructor. This flight is designed to give a potential student pilot a good feel for what a typical flying lesson is like. The instructor will work on introducing many of the basic flying skills to the student pilot.

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Extended First Lesson

$225 Per Flight

For one person only
Approx. 60 minutes

The extended lesson is our most fun introductory flight. Your gift recipient will learn to pre-flight the airplane, taxi to the runway, and make their first take-off with help from their instructor. They’ll fly up to the practice area in Simi Valley, taking in the sights. They’ll fly the plane as we coach them through turns, climbs, descents, and straight and level flight. This is an unforgettable first flying lesson!

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Give A Sightseeing Flight

Malibu Escape

$130 Per Flight

Flight can be shared by up to 3 people*
Approx. 30 minutes

Escape with us along the beautiful Malibu coastline with our most affordable sightseeing flight. As we take off, we’ll climb out over the Santa Monica pier, then turn and follow the Santa Monica shore up to Malibu. The Malibu coastline is world famous for a reason – it’s breathtakingly beautiful. You’ll see million dollar mountain top homes, surfers at the renowned Malibu lagoon break, celebrity Malibu Colony beach homes, and catch a glimpse of the Channel islands in the distance. We’ll turn back over Point Dume and land at Santa Monica airport.

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Hollywood Magic

$205 Per Flight

Flight can be shared by up to 3 people*
Approx. 45 minutes

Our Hollywood Magic flight takes in the Santa Monica pier as we turn to the north and then follow the coastline up towards Pacific Palisades. Then we’ll follow the ridge line of the impressive Santa Monica mountains, where you’ll be able to see all of the San Fernando Valley stretching out to the distance. As we get closer to the San Gabriel Mountains, you will get up close and personal with the world famous Hollywood sign and see Universal and Fox studios. We’ll fly over Griffith Park observatory, then back to the historic Santa Monica airport.

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Los Angeles Adventure

$255 Per Flight

Flight can be shared by up to 3 people*
Approx. 60 minutes

Our longest sightseeing flight takes in the Santa Monica pier, then over LAX airport where you will see big jets taking off below. We’ll pass by the home of the Goodyear Blimp and on over the Queen Mary ocean liner moored in Long Beach. You’ll see Catalina island across the channel as we turn towards downtown. We’ll take in the high rises and the Griffith Park observatory as we fly west along the Santa Monica mountains. Finally, we’ll get you up close to view the world famous Hollywood sign, and then line up to land at the historic Santa Monica airport.

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*Please be aware that we will need to know an accurate weight for each passenger when your gift recipient reserves their flight. Flight safety is our primary concern, and we may not be able to take three people if their combined weight exceeds aircraft weight and balance limitations.