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HNZ Sends Helicopters to US Virgin Islands for Disaster Relief Efforts

HNZ sent two Sikorsky S61N helicopters to St. Croix, US Virgin Islands, in October 2017 to assist with disaster relief efforts in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. HNZ/Canadian Helicopters was contracted by FEMA through Momentum Decisive Solutions Canada Inc.

Inaugural Flight – Encana Offshore Contract

June 6, 2017 marked the first flight of Canadian Helicopters/HNZ’s multi-year contract in support of Encana Corporation’s activities offshore of Nova Scotia, Canada. The contract between HNZ and Encana provides for one Sikorsky S-92 helicopter to provide helicopter services based from Halifax in support of the Deep Panuke Project. The Deep Panuke Project is a

PHI HNZ Australia PTY Limited Performs First Flight

On April 3, 2017 PHI HNZ Australia PTY Limited performed its first flight for the Inpex-led Ichthys LNG Project, based out of Broome, Western Australia. The entity PHI HNZ supplies up to four Sikorsky S-92 heavy helicopters providing transportation services for the Ichthys LNG Project’s massive offshore facilities in Australia. This new contract builds on

Canadian Helicopters receives extension of Nova Scotia Emergency Health Services Contract

Canadian Helicopters is pleased to announce the extension of the Emergency Health Services (“EHS”) LifeFlight air ambulance helicopter services contract with the Province of Nova Scotia.  Canadian Helicopters will supply two Sikorsky S-76C+ helicopters, an upgrade from one currently employed Sikorsky S- 76A model, to be used for critical patient transport.    The S-76C+ helicopters will

HNZ Topflight is Awarded the ‘Airbus Helicopters Canada 2016 Innovation in Safety Award’

HNZ Topflight and Don Wall, President & CEO of HNZ Group, were the recipients of the Airbus Helicopters Canada 2016 Innovation in Safety Award.   The award was presented in recognition of a contribution toward outstanding rotary wing aviation safety by a commitment to sustaining safe flying practices through a ground breaking approach. HNZ Topflight’s recently

HNZ Partner Norsk Helikopterservice Contributes to the Sikorsky S-92’s First Million Hours of Flight Time

HNZ and its partner company, Norsk, attended Sola Conference 2016 from Sept 19-21 in Stavanger, Norway. The conference was attended by customers, manufacturers, operators and other industry stakeholders with a view to addressing current safety, regulatory and economic issues in the industry. While at the conference HNZ Partner Norsk Helikopterservice received recognition of its contribution

HNZ Group Showcases New Flight Training Device “FTD” at HELI-EXPO 2016

HNZ Group teamed up with Frasca International by displaying HNZ Topflight’s new combined Airbus AS350 B2/H125 Level 7 Flight Training Device at HELI-EXPO 2016. Complimentary “test-flights” were offered to interested parties. The “FTD” will move to its permanent location at the Edmonton International Airport in the Fall of 2016. It will be available, through HNZ

HNZ Group Expands in Northern Canada with Acasta HeliFlight

HNZ Group is pleased to announce it has enhanced its presence North of 60 through the creation of Acasta HeliFlight Inc. Acasta will be based in Yellowknife, NT and will provide specialized Northern Canadian VFR helicopter transportation services throughout the region. Acasta will be primarily under the leadership of President Adam Bembridge, a local aviation

HNZ Group Wins US Department of Defense North Warning System Contract

HNZ Group is pleased to announce it has received a notice of intent to award a contract from the United States Department of Defense in support of the North Warning System (“NWS”). The NWS is an early warning radar system, comprised of 47 radar sites spanning the Canadian Arctic. HNZ Group, operating under brand Canadian

HNZ Group Annouces Investment in Norsk Helikopterservice AS

HNZ Group Inc. announced today it has acquired an interest in Norsk Helikopterservice AS (“NHS”), an offshore helicopter provider based in Stavanger, Norway. NHS’s offshore operations provide crew transport to oil and gas customers within the Norwegian continental shelf. It currently operates one Sikorsky S-92 heavy aircraft in support of Lundin Petroleum’s offshore facilities and