Helijet

Helijet certified as a YVR 2021 Climate Smart business

Helijet certified as a YVR 2021 Climate Smart business

28-May-2021Source: Helijet

Helijet International Inc. is pleased to announce its successful completion of the Climate Smart training and certification program, adding to Helijet’s well-established  and ongoing commitment to the environment. This award-winning greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions program was established in 2009 by Climate Smart Businesses Inc. (Climate Smart), a Radicle Group Company. Vancouver Airport Authority (YVR)... Read more

Helijet Adds More Flights To Its Schedule As BC Reopens

Helijet Adds More Flights To Its Schedule As BC Reopens

11-Jun-2020Source: Helijet

Helijet International is please to announce we are adding more scheduled flights between the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island effective Monday, June 8, 2020. The number of scheduled Helijet flights between Vancouver and Victoria will increase to five roundtrips each weekday, up from the current three daily roundtrips. The number of scheduled flights between Vancouver... Read more

COVID-19 – Helijet continues no-charge flights for BC’s Healthcare Responders

COVID-19 – Helijet continues no-charge flights for BC’s Healthcare Responders

6-May-2020Source: Helijet

Helijet International will continue to offer no-charge flights for BC health care responders travelling on business between Vancouver and Vancouver Island. A trial initiative announced by Helijet on April 1st offered free seats to doctors, nurses or others in the health care sector who need to travel quickly to provide direct patient care, or to... Read more

Helijet Appoints Director of Flight Operations

Helijet Appoints Director of Flight Operations

29-Apr-2020Source: Helijet

Daniel Sitnam, President for Helijet International Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Michael Potter (photo: left) as Director of Flight Operations, to be effective May 1, 2020. Michael has held the position of Helijet’s Chief Pilot, Rotary Wing Operations for the past two years, and will now oversee all facets of flight... Read more

COVID-19 – Helijet offers free flights for healthcare workers

COVID-19 – Helijet offers free flights for healthcare workers

3-Apr-2020Source: Helijet

Recognizing the important work of British Columbia’s health care responders during the current COVID-19 crisis, Helijet has announced that it will provide seats at no cost between Vancouver and its Vancouver Island terminals in Victoria and Nanaimo for health care responders travelling on business. The initiative is aimed at medical personnel including doctors, nurses or... Read more

Helijet CEO receives HAC Lifetime Achievement award

Helijet CEO receives HAC Lifetime Achievement award

6-Dec-2019Source: Helijet

Daniel Sitnam, President and CEO of Richmond B.C.-based Helijet International Inc. has been presented with the Helicopter Association of Canada (HAC) 2019 Agar-Stringer Award for his lifetime contribution to the Canadian helicopter industry. HAC President Fred Jones presented the award to Sitnam at the 2019 HAC convention in Vancouver, noting, “This award is well-deserved. Danny... Read more

Helijet appoints Director of Maintenance

Helijet appoints Director of Maintenance

2-Dec-2019Source: Helijet

Helijet International is pleased to announce the appointment of David McNamar as the company’s Director of Maintenance. An aviation professional with more than 30 years’ experience in the field of rotary-wing aviation maintenance, McNamar will be responsible for all facets and standards of Helijet’s Approved Maintenance Organization. The Director of Maintenance has the responsibility for... Read more

Helijet Completes Going Private Transaction

Helijet Completes Going Private Transaction

27-Aug-2019Source: Helijet

Helijet International Inc. (TSX-V: HJI) (“Helijet” or the “Corporation”) announces the completion of its previously announced going private transaction pursuant to which Daniel Sitnam, the Corporation’s President and CEO (the “Purchaser“), acquired all of the outstanding common shares of the Corporation, other than the shares held by insiders and their extended family and one other... Read more

Helijet Completes Going Private Transaction

Helijet Completes Going Private Transaction

31-Jul-2019Source: Helijet International

Helijet International Inc. (TSX-V: HJI) (“Helijet” or the “Corporation”) announces the completion of its previously announced going private transaction pursuant to which Daniel Sitnam, the Corporation’s President and CEO (the “Purchaser”), acquired all of the outstanding common shares of the Corporation, other than the shares held by insiders and their extended family and one other... Read more

Helijet Announces Results of the Special Meeting

Helijet Announces Results of the Special Meeting

25-Jun-2019Source: Helijet

Helijet International Inc. (TSX-V: HJI) (“Helijet” or the “Corporation”) further to the Corporation’s news releases dated April 18, 2019 and May 16, 2019, the Corporation is pleased to announce that at its special meeting of shareholders held on June 19, 2019 (the “Meeting”), shareholders approved the statutory plan of arrangement under Section 192(1)(f.1) of the... Read more

Pacific Heliport Services Receives Provincial Grant

Pacific Heliport Services Receives Provincial Grant

11-Jun-2019Source: Helijet

Vancouver’s downtown waterfront heliport has been granted $1.3 million in funding from the Province of British Columbia’s B.C. Air Access Program and is subject to customary negotiation and contractual execution. Each year, the program announces grants that fund up to 75% of the cost for approved airport infrastructure upgrades that maximize safety and convenience for... Read more

Helijet plans stock market exit

Helijet plans stock market exit

26-Apr-2019Source: Helijet

Helijet International Inc. (TSX-V: HJI) (“Helijet” or the “Corporation”) announces that its board of directors has received a proposal from a Helijet director, for a going private transaction (the “Transaction”). Insiders and their extended family and one other extended family currently own 88% of the outstanding common shares of Helijet (the “Helijet Shares”) and will... Read more

Helijet renews British Columbia EMS contract

Helijet renews British Columbia EMS contract

25-Apr-2019Source: Helijet

Helijet is pleased to announce that it has renewed its dedicated air medical contract with British Columbia Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) for an additional four years, effective April 1, 2019. Helijet will continue to supply four Sikorsky S-76 model helicopters for the B.C. Ambulance Service which is operated by BCEHS. Under the new agreement, a... Read more

Helijet supports Power To Be with new partnership

Helijet supports Power To Be with new partnership

17-Jan-2019Source: Helijet

Helijet International and Power To Be are pleased to announce a new partnership that expands upon Helijet’s existing support of the non-profit organization with new financial assistance, and an in-kind sponsorship program. Power To Be supports people living with a barrier or disability access inclusive adventures in nature. Year-round programming includes hiking, kayaking, surfing and... Read more

Night vision technology now in three of four BC air ambulance

Night vision technology now in three of four BC air ambulance

9-May-2018Source: BCEHS

BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) now has night vision imaging technology aboard three of its air ambulance helicopters, to safely reach more patients at night. The helicopters are based in Vancouver and Prince Rupert. A fourth BCEHS air ambulance helicopter is based in Kamloops, and it will be equipped to provide night vision flight operations... Read more

PHi to supply six S-76C++ to Helijet

PHi to supply six S-76C++ to Helijet

15-Jan-2018Source: Helijet

Helijet International Inc. (“Helijet”) based in Richmond, B.C. Canada has entered into a Letter of Intent for the procurement and supply of up to six (6) newer model Sikorsky S-76C++ helicopters with PHI, Inc. (“PHI”) based in Lafayette, Louisiana, USA. The companies have signed definitive agreements for the delivery and acceptance of the first three... Read more

Helijet fined for 2016 EMS helipad violations

Helijet fined for 2016 EMS helipad violations

2-Jan-2018Source: HeliHub.com

HeliJet has been fined a total of $26,250 for aviation violations in B.C. This is the biggest fine from Transport Canada for 2016, reports Vancouver Sun. They also have been fined for landing night flights onto H1 category helipads.... Read more

Night Vision for Helijet EMS S76s at Prince Rupert

Night Vision for Helijet EMS S76s at Prince Rupert

4-Dec-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Helijet at Prince Rupert has now equipped their S76 with night vision goggles. Flying at night poses a lot of dangers, with the proper training, the use of night vision goggles will allow them to fly faster routes as well as fly safer. Training will take up to four months until the crew are ready... Read more

Helijet to install NVIS on British Columbia EMS S76C fleet

Helijet to install NVIS on British Columbia EMS S76C fleet

8-Sep-2017Source: Helijet

This winter, Helijet International Inc. and BC Ambulance Service will develop and install Night Vision Imaging Systems (NVIS) into all three of its dedicated air ambulance helicopters. Helijet operates the specially-equipped Sikorsky S-76C+ medical helicopters on a 7/24 basis from its Vancouver International Airport and Prince Rupert/Seal Cove base facilities under long term contracts with... Read more

VIH Aerospace Selected by Heliject to install Night Vision Systems

VIH Aerospace Selected by Heliject to install Night Vision Systems

7-Sep-2017Source: VIH Aerospace

VIH Aerospace (VIHA – www.vihaerospace.com), a global provider of helicopter maintenance, manufacturing, repair and overhaul (MMRO) services is proud to announce it has been selected to develop and install three Supplemental Type Certified Night Vision system installations for Helijet International Incorporated. Teaming with Rebtech Technologies (Rebtech) and Night Flight Concepts, VIHA will take the lead in... Read more

Helijet Appoints New Rotary Wing Chief & Assistant Chief Pilots

Helijet Appoints New Rotary Wing Chief & Assistant Chief Pilots

18-Aug-2017Source: Helijet

Helijet International Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Potter as Chief Pilot-Rotary Wing and Phil Sevensma as Assistant Chief Pilot-Rotary Wing effective August 1st, 2017. Together, the men have more than 44 years of flying experience, 29 of them with Helijet. As Chief Pilot-Rotary Wing, Michael Potter will report to the Director... Read more

Helijet Renews Resort Fishing Lodge Service Contracts to 2019

Helijet Renews Resort Fishing Lodge Service Contracts to 2019

21-Apr-2017Source: Helijet

Helijet has extended its existing helicopter air service contracts with six of BC’s world-renowned fishing resort lodge clients located on the Haida Gwaii Islands and Bella Bella, along the Central-West coast of British Columbia. Collectively, the air service provisions are valued at over $5 million. Helijet will provide exclusive seasonal helicopter service to resort lodge... Read more

Sikorsky Recognizes Helijet for 30 Years of Safe S-76 Flight Operations

Sikorsky Recognizes Helijet for 30 Years of Safe S-76 Flight Operations

13-Mar-2017Source: Lockheed Martin

Sikorsky also recognized Helijet President & CEO Daniel Sitnam for his dedication and commitment to safety, leadership and training throughout the 30-year journey. “It is with great pride that we highlight this long-standing relationship and recognize Helijet for the trust placed in Sikorsky helicopters for the past three decades,” said Sikorsky Vice President for Strategy... Read more

Heli-One and Helijet Sign Letter of Intent for Five-Year Sikorsky S76C+ Supply

Heli-One and Helijet Sign Letter of Intent for Five-Year Sikorsky S76C+ Supply

9-Mar-2017Source: Heli-One

Heli-One, a leading global provider of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce the signing of a Letter of Intent with Helijet International to provide fleet upgrade helicopter services utilizing Sikorsky S-76C+ aircraft. As part of the agreement, up to six Sikorsky S-76C+ aircraft will be supplied and custom-completed for Helijet.... Read more

Helijet now flies weekend flights between Nanaimo and Vancouver

Helijet now flies weekend flights between Nanaimo and Vancouver

9-Jan-2017Source: Helijet

Effective December 24, Helijet International will expand its service to include weekend flights between Nanaimo and Vancouver. Helijet currently offers six roundtrips each day between its Nanaimo Harbour Heliport and Vancouver Harbour locations. The expanded service will see Helijet offer three roundtrips a day on Saturdays and Sundays. “Since starting service to Nanaimo and the... Read more

Helijet air ambulance service resumes at all hospital heliports in B.C.

Helijet air ambulance service resumes at all hospital heliports in B.C.

6-Dec-2016Source: Helijet

Helijet International Inc. has received the necessary regulatory approvals from Transport Canada to re-establish full 24-hour emergency air ambulance service to all hospital heliports in B.C., including Vancouver General Hospital, Surrey Memorial Hospital and Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster. Full service resumes Friday, December 02, at 8:30 a.m. Questions raised by Transport Canada last... Read more

Helijet extends flights between Nanaimo and Vancouver

Helijet extends flights between Nanaimo and Vancouver

24-Nov-2016Source: Helijet

Effective December 24, Helijet International will expand its service to include weekend flights between Nanaimo and Vancouver. Helijet currently offers  six roundtrips each day between its Nanaimo Harbour Heliport and Vancouver Harbour locations. The expanded service will see Helijet offer three roundtrips a day on Saturdays and Sundays. “Since starting service to Nanaimo and the... Read more

BC Aviation Council & Helijet Announce $3500 Bursary

BC Aviation Council & Helijet Announce $3500 Bursary

1-Nov-2016Source: Helijet

The British Columbia Aviation Council (BCAC) is pleased to announce that Helijet International has established a five-year annual corporate award of $3500 dollars aimed at mid-career candidates. The Helijet International Bursary Award will assist qualified candidates in completing Helicopter IFR training and on alternate years AME Certification Training. Helijet CEO Danny Sitnam commented, “we are... Read more

HeliJet Restrictions for British Columbia

HeliJet Restrictions for British Columbia

2-Sep-2016Source: HeliHub.com

HeliJet, the air ambulance company, has been restricted in their use of helipads and is no longer allowed to land at seven hospitals in the province of British Columbia. Although they have temporary exemptions for five of these hospitals, they still cannot land at Surrey Memorial and Royal Columbian and are not allowed to land... Read more

Helijet to face fast cat competition next summer?

Helijet to face fast cat competition next summer?

1-Oct-2015Source: Business in Vancouver

Riverside Marine is planning daily catamaran sailings between the downtown Vancouver Convention Centre and downtown Victoria.  The three-hour, 59 nautical mile trip would be for passengers only — no vehicles — and would cost about $80 per trip.  Helijet offers 35 minute flights and peak-time cost is $313 one-way, including GST, or $164 for off-peak... Read more

Helijet Extends Resort Fishing Lodge Service Contracts to 2019

Helijet Extends Resort Fishing Lodge Service Contracts to 2019

1-Apr-2015Source: Helijet

Helijet has extended its existing helicopter service contracts with two of BC’s world-renowned fishing resort lodge clients located on Haida Gwaii, off the North-West coast of British Columbia. Together, these extended service agreements are valued at over $7 million. Helijet will provide exclusive summer season helicopter service to these resort lodge locations utilizing twin-engine Sikorsky... Read more

Helijet starts Vancouver-Nanaimo route this month

Helijet starts Vancouver-Nanaimo route this month

3-Mar-2015Source: Helijet

Already-known as the fastest way to get between the Lower Mainland and Victoria, Helijet International’s passenger helicopter service begins its new harbour-to-harbour service between downtown Nanaimo and downtown Vancouver on Wednesday, March 11th, 2015. Travel time is just 18 minutes, and Helijet’s familiar 12-passenger, twin-engine, two-pilot Sikorsky helicopters are equipped to operate in both daylight,... Read more

Helijet Eyes Kitimat as Heliport Location

Helijet Eyes Kitimat as Heliport Location

4-Nov-2014Source: CFTK TV

A major helicopter company has announced it’s proposing a year-round heliport facility at Kitimat. See Full Storey... Read more

Helijet to launch Nanaimo-Vancouver weekday service

Helijet to launch Nanaimo-Vancouver weekday service

17-Oct-2014Source: Helijet

Helijet has begun the process of establishing scheduled helicopter service between its downtown Vancouver Heliport and Nanaimo’s Cruise Ship Centre facility, utilizing its fleet of familiar 12-passenger, twin engine, two-pilot Sikorsky helicopters. In recognition of a growing demand for fast, convenient air service between the two centres, especially for business travellers and commuters, Helijet plans... Read more

Helijet Appoints Rick Hill as Vice President – Commercial & Business Programs

Helijet Appoints Rick Hill as Vice President – Commercial & Business Programs

1-Oct-2014Source: Helijet

Daniel Sitnam, President and CEO for Richmond based Helijet International Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Rick Hill as VP – Commercial & Business programs effective September 30, 2014. Over the past 7 years Rick has been responsible for overseeing and guiding fixed and rotary flight operations along with commercial revenue generating... Read more

Helijet Appoints Director of Flight Operations & Safety

Helijet Appoints Director of Flight Operations & Safety

1-Oct-2014Source: Helijet

Daniel Sitnam, President and CEO for Richmond based Helijet International Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Ted Houston as Director of Flight Operations & Safety, effective September 29, 2014. Ted has held the capacity of Helijet’s Chief Pilot for fixed wing operations for the past seven years, and will now oversee all facets... Read more

Helijet renews $12M fishing resort contracts in the Haida Gwaii Islands

Helijet renews $12M fishing resort contracts in the Haida Gwaii Islands

13-Jun-2014Source: Helijet

Helijet announced it has renewed helicopter service contracts with world famous Fishing Resorts in the Haida Gwaii Islands located on the North-West Coast of British Columbia. Together, the 3 year service contracts with renewal options exercised are valued at over $12 million. Helijet will provide exclusive summer-season helicopter service to the resort lodge locations utilizing... Read more

Profile – Danny Sitnam, President and CEO of Helijet

Profile – Danny Sitnam, President and CEO of Helijet

1-Jan-2014Source: Vancouver Sun

When Danny Sitnam started a scheduled passenger helicopter service between Vancouver and Victoria 27 years ago, a potential partner told him it was the stupidest idea ever. Sitnam went for it anyway.  See full story... Read more

Helijet takes off with multi-million dollar partnership

Helijet takes off with multi-million dollar partnership

24-Oct-2013Source: First West Capital

For the past 27 years, British Columbian residents and tourists alike have likely heard of, or used Helijet, a locally based and operated aviation company that offers regularly scheduled flights between Vancouver and Victoria. Since its establishment, Helijet has steadily grown its business and recently they sought out the expertise and funding from First West... Read more

Helijet Expands B.C. Central Coast Presence

Helijet Expands B.C. Central Coast Presence

2-May-2013Source: Helijet International

Richmond-based Helijet International continues to firmly develop its presence in the Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii region of British Columbia’s North Coast. Helijet announced it has secured four-year air service agreements with two significant BC sport fishing lodges located in the Whale Channel and Caamano Sound regions of the Central Coast of British Columbia. Together,... Read more

British Columbia’s Air Ambulance audit raises questions

British Columbia’s Air Ambulance audit raises questions

26-Mar-2013Source: Canadian Taxpayers Federation

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) today called on B.C. political parties to review air ambulance service in the province and support a transition to a cheaper, not-for-profit model in their election platforms. On Thursday, B.C. Auditor General John Doyle released a report on the air ambulance service, finding that “the B.C. Ambulance Service is unable... Read more

Helijet Grants Options

Helijet Grants Options

4-Mar-2013Source: Helijet International Inc

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA. Helijet International Inc. (TSX VENTURE:HJI) (the “Company”) as previously disclosed in its quarterly disclosure MD&A, Helijet has granted an aggregate of 1,566,400 common share purchase options (“Options”) to employees and management which have a ten year term until September 1, 2022, and of which 311,200 were granted to insiders. All of the... Read more

13-Aug-12 C-GHJT Sikorsky S76A Haida Gwaii, Canada

13-Aug-12 C-GHJT Sikorsky S76A Haida Gwaii, Canada

13-Aug-2012

After losing power to the number 2 engine, the pilot successfully landed the helicopter onto the water. The auto-floatation device deployed, one side reportedly deflated and as the main rotor brake was being applied, the helicopter rolled over. CADAORS 2012P1300... Read more

Helijet launches Vancouver sightseeing tours with LongRanger

Helijet launches Vancouver sightseeing tours with LongRanger

27-Jun-2012Source: Helijet

Helijet, based in Vancouver and best known for their scheduled services with Sikorsky S76s, has recently launched sightseeing tours of the British Columbia city with a Bell LongRanger.  Three tours are available, 10, 20 or 30 minutes in length:- From Vancouver Harbour Heliport, fly along the tree‐lined coast of Stanley Park to English Bay, before... Read more

Helijet releases summer 2012 schedule and fares

Helijet releases summer 2012 schedule and fares

17-May-2012Source: HeliHub.com

Vancouver based operator Helijet has just released its summer 2012 schedule and fares.  This covers its long-standing route between its heliports at Vancouver Harbour and Victoria Harbour which they operate using Sikorsky S76s. For more details, see http://www.helijet.com/helijet-schedule-information—effective-22may12.pdf   Jeremy Parkin – HeliHub.com... Read more

Helijet operates highest time S76 at 37,025 airframe hours

Helijet operates highest time S76 at 37,025 airframe hours

14-Feb-2012Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today recognized Helijet International as operator of the world’s highest airtime Sikorsky S-76® airframe — an S-76A helicopter (serial number 760074) with 37,025 flight hours. Vancouver-based Helijet operates North America’s largest scheduled helicopter service. Since 1986, aircraft 760074, an S-76A helicopter operating in Helijet’s airline... Read more

Helijet celebrates 2,000,000th passenger milestone

Helijet celebrates 2,000,000th passenger milestone

5-Feb-2012Source: Helijet

Richmond’s Helijet International celebrated its two millionth passenger on Thursday, a major industry milestone the scheduled helicopter carrier has achieved after 25 years in business and flying more than 22 million kilometres. The milestone passenger, Godfrey D. Archbold, President and CEO, Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia, arrived at the Vancouver Harbour terminal... Read more

Max-Viz and Helijet announce S-76 EVS installations for EMS contract

Max-Viz and Helijet announce S-76 EVS installations for EMS contract

18-Jan-2012Source: Max-Viz

Max-Viz and Helijet of Vancouver, B.C. Canada announces the cooperative installation of the Max-Viz EVS-1500 on three (3) S-76 helicopters supporting EMS operations under contract with the B.C. Government. “After thorough evaluation of NVIS technologies, we determined that EVS would provide Helijet EMS helicopters with the most cost effective and safe solution to both day... Read more

Helijet to hold 25th Anniversary Reunion

Helijet to hold 25th Anniversary Reunion

20-Oct-2011Source: Eventbrite

Join Helijetters past and present to celebrate 25 years since the first flight November 26th 1986. Come together on November 26th 2011 at Jewel Ballroom, 4th Floor – 1495 West 8th Ave Vancouver (near Granville), for food, drinks, dancing and reminiscing. Alumni please confirm your tickets above, due to venue size limited tickets available. Current... Read more

Helijet partners with pair of Fairmont hotels

Helijet partners with pair of Fairmont hotels

23-Aug-2011Source: Helijet

Helijet’s regularly-scheduled Victoria to Vancouver passenger service landed Tuesday morning with a special delivery: the Fairmont Empress’ famous tea and scones and a freshly-logoed helicopter to promote a new business partnership between North America’s largest scheduled helicopter carrier and Fairmont Hotels. The new partnership between The Fairmont Waterfront, The Fairmont Empress and Helijet means great Helijet rates (up... Read more

Helijet launches air services from Prince Rupert

Helijet launches air services from Prince Rupert

5-Apr-2011Source: Helijet

Richmond-based Helijet International (TSX: HJI) has opened its Prince Rupert base located at Seal Cove and  is now expanding helicopter charter and air ambulance services along British Columbia’s north coast. The Prince Rupert base will be overseen by Steve Morrow and Andrew Scott. Morrow will oversee air medical operations and Scott will develop Helijet’s general... Read more

16-Mar-11 C-GHJT Sikorsky S76A Pitt Meadows, Canada

16-Mar-11 C-GHJT Sikorsky S76A Pitt Meadows, Canada

16-Mar-2011

EMS flight. Clipped and snapped telephone wire on take-off damaging blade tips. Landed safely in adjacent field. No injuries. CADAORS ref 2011P0343... Read more

Milestone Aviation Group announces $205M of Helicopter Lease transactions

Milestone Aviation Group announces $205M of Helicopter Lease transactions

6-Mar-2011Source: Milestone Aviation Group

Milestone Aviation Group, the first global specialty finance company focused exclusively on the helicopter and private jet markets, announced today $205 million in transactions. With this announcement, which was made at the Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo, Milestone has closed on 20 new and pre-owned helicopters totalling $141 million as well as signed Letters of Intent... Read more

Helijet appoints Director of Sales

Helijet appoints Director of Sales

15-Feb-2011Source: Helijet

Rick Hill, vice president Operations and Commercial Programs of Richmond-based Helijet International Inc. is pleased to announce Troy MacDonald as the new Director of Sales, effective February 1, 2011. In his new role, MacDonald is responsible for revenue generation for Helijet’s scheduled and charter services, with the support of a highly qualified management team. MacDonald... Read more

Helijet awarded 8 year air ambulance contract

Helijet awarded 8 year air ambulance contract

28-Oct-2010Source: Helijet

Richmond-based Helijet International (TSX: HJI) has secured an eight year contract with the BC Ambulance Service to provide three helicopters, flight and maintenance personnel for rotary air ambulance services based in Vancouver and Prince Rupert. The contract, valued at $94.7 million, also includes a four year extension option. The contract commences on April 1, 2011.... Read more

Helijet expands operations in Haida Gwaii

Helijet expands operations in Haida Gwaii

11-Oct-2010Source: Helijet

This past July, Helijet completed the purchase of all of VIH Helicopters’ assets and business operations in Haida Gwaii (formerly the Queen Charlotte Islands), an island archipelago off the coast of central British Columbia. The purchase marks an expansion of Helijet’s operations in the island chain, where it already supports a number of sport fishing... Read more

Helijet awarded 2010 Winter Olympic air ambulance contract

Helijet awarded 2010 Winter Olympic air ambulance contract

30-Dec-2009Source: Helijet

Helijet International will play a critical emergency role in the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games after being awarded a new contract with the BC Ambulance Service to operate two additional Sikorsky S-76 air ambulance helicopters during the Games.... Read more

Helijet announces flight plans for 2010 Games: Clear skies ahead

Helijet announces flight plans for 2010 Games: Clear skies ahead

1-Dec-2009Source: Helijet

Charter flights from downtown Vancouver to Whistler will be available seven days a week during the morning and late afternoons.... Read more

Helijet offsets 900 tonnes CO2e with Pacific Carbon Trust

Helijet offsets 900 tonnes CO2e with Pacific Carbon Trust

16-Nov-2009Source: Helijet

Helijet International, the first private sector partner with British Columbia’s Pacific Carbon Trust, has completed its first round of carbon offset purchases by retiring 900 tonnes of CO2e.... Read more

HeliJet crew sniffs out pot shipment

HeliJet crew sniffs out pot shipment

17-Sep-2009Source: Times Colonist

Victoria police arrested a man trying to smuggle marijuana into Victoria via a HeliJet from Vancouver Friday.  The crew on the aircraft noticed a strong smell of marijuana coming from some black duffel bags.... Read more

Helijet relaunches website

Helijet relaunches website

2-Jun-2009Source: Helijet

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Helijet offsets greenhouse gas emissions

Helijet offsets greenhouse gas emissions

24-Mar-2009Source: Helijet

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Helijet goes carbon-neutral

Helijet goes carbon-neutral

23-Mar-2009Source: Helijet

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