11-Aug-2014 Source: Macau Airport
Zhuhai Helicopter Branch Company (Southern Zhuhai Helicopter Company) will be launching Macau – Guangzhou helicopter service this year. Southern Zhuhai Helicopter Company carried out a trial operation flight on the 8th August 2014; the first flight departed from Guangzhou and arrived Macau at 10:30am. Mr. Cui Guang, Senior Assistant to the Chairman of Executive Committee and Director of Logistics & General Aviation Development Department of Macau International Airport Co., Ltd. (CAM) and honorable guests warmly received the first flight.
Mr. Cui Guang of CAM expressed, the new route service will provide fast and convenient cross-border services to residents of Guangzhou and Macau; facilitate tourism development of both cities and at the same time promote economic integration. Macau International Airport will continue to introduce more diversified services, offering passengers a comfortable and hassle free travel experience, and at the meantime incorporate the tourism objectives of the Macao SAR Government to bring in more travel options for travelers.
This helicopter service is chartered by Guangzhou Yunfeng Air Transportation Agency Service Company Limited. Zhuhai Helicopter Branch Company is directly affiliated with China Southern Airlines, since its establishment in 1980, the company continued to grow and expand. The company currently enforces 17 helicopters, and possesses Asia’s largest S76 helicopter fleet; it is known as one of the largest general aviation companies in China.