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HNZ Group is constantly making news as we continue to grow and deliver world-class service. Learn more about what we’ve been up to lately by reviewing the following news stories and articles.

HNZ Group to acquire an Airbus Helicopters AS350B2/B3E Level 7 Flight Training Device

HNZ Group Inc. has entered into an agreement to purchase a state-of-the-art Airbus Helicopters AS350 B2/B3E Level 7 Flight Training Device (“FTD”) from Frasca International, Inc.   The FTD is to be housed at the Edmonton International Airport (“EIA”) main terminal building, and will be the first of its kind in Canada. Upon certification of

HNZ Group is Awarded New Nova Scotia Offshore Oil and Gas Support Contract

HNZ Group has been awarded a contract by Shell Canada Energy (“Shell”) to provide offshore personnel and cargo transport, medevac and search and rescue services from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The services will be delivered by HNZ’s subsidiary Canadian Helicopters Ltd, which has provided emergency medical services support to Nova Scotia’s Emergency Health Services from

HNZ’s Nampa Valley Receives Airbus Keycopter Award

Joe Gray from Airbus Helicopters, awards Chris Rekemeyer, Chief Exchange Officer at Nampa Valley Helicopters, a Keycopter Award at the Airbus Helicopters Customer Service Symposium held in Grapevine, Texas in September. Chris received the award for “Most Improved Ordering” as Nampa Valley Helicopters had the biggest change in E-Commerce ordering from 2013 to 2014 for

Funds Raised for Regions Affected by Typhoon Haiyan

HNZ Group recently concluded an internal fund raising effort in support of those affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.    A combination of employee contributions, company contributions, and government matching raised a total of $21,210.  The funds will be donated towards ongoing aid for those affected by the typhoon. HNZ Group has operations in the Philippines,

Terrace Hangar Grand Opening

February 6, 2014 – Canadian Helicopters recently hosted a Grand Opening and Open House of its newly built hangar and office facility in Terrace,British Columbia,Canada.    The event was well attended by various customers, suppliers, local media, and the HNZ Board of Directors.      The 13,000 square foot facility includes areas for reception, offices, pilot lounge,

Recent Tour of New Nampa Valley Helicopters Facility

HNZ President & CEO, Don Wall, along with senior managers from Willis Aerospace recently toured Nampa Valley Helicopters’ new facility in Meridian, Idaho.   Pictured from left to right:  Dean Tromburg, General Manager – Nampa Valley Helicopters; Don Wall, President & CEO – HNZ Group; John Rooley, CEO – Willis Aerospace Americas; Glenn Beadling, Senior Vice President – Willis

HNZ Group on LinkedIn

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the HNZ corporate page on LinkedIn! The HNZ Group page on LinkedIn, provides information about our services, videos, pictures, news and recent updates. Existing and prospective employees will find information about our recruitment initiatives as well as details of current career opportunities from each of our operating


HNZ Group unveiled its new exhibit at Helicopter Association International’s Heli-Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada, March 5-7, 2013.    Teams from Nampa Valley Helicopters, Heli-Welders Canada and HNZ Topflight took part in the busy event. HNZ’s newest AW139 helicopter was also on display at AgustaWestland’s booth.      This aircraft is destined for work in the Philippines through HNZ

HNZ Introduces the AW109SP “GrandNew” Light Twin

HNZ is pleased to announce the arrival of the first AW109SP “GrandNew” light twin helicopter to its fleet (pictured below arriving in Perth, Australia). Three AW109SPs are being introduced to the Australian market and will offer clients outstanding performance, generous cabin space, and the most advanced developments in safety and avionics. As previously disclosed, beginning

Nampa Valley Helicopters Relocates to Larger Facilities

To accommodate its growing operations, Nampa Valley Helicopters recently moved to a new, bigger location in Meridian, Idaho. Nampa Valley is excited about this move and looks forward to offering exceptional service from its new address. Nampa Valley Helicopters 1870 W Franklin Rd Meridian, Idaho 83642 Tel: 1 208 362 0851 Cell: 208 936 0630