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Major Upgrades for C-GJQG

July 23, 2020 – One of Canadian Helicopters’ Sikorsky S-61N helicopters (C-GJQG) has undergone a significant maintenance project including a major Phase (1 to 7) 10,500 hour inspection, new interior lining installation and application of complete interior and exterior paint. It also went through a major avionics upgrade including the installation of dual State-of-the-art Garmin

Îles de la Madeleine Harp Seal Tours

March 2, 2020 – Canadian Helicopters currently has four helicopters in the Îles de la Madeleine providing transportation for tour groups organized by Hôtels Accents – Château Madelinot. The tours provide the unique opportunity to view Harp Seals on the ice floes around the islands. More information on the tours can be found here.

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

HNZ Group is pleased to announce the addition of two members to its team

Mr. Rick Burt joined the HNZ Global team as ‘Vice President Offshore Operations, Business Development and Strategy’ adding considerable strength to its international offshore oil and gas support capability. Rick brings 35 years of increasingly responsible experience commencing as a pilot on Canada’s east coast and various international locations. Rick has held several international executive

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,

Ribbon Cutting at Edmonton International Airport

On October 1, Canadian Helicopters and HNZ Group celebrated the Edmonton branch’s relocation from the soon-to-be decommissioned City Centre Airport to the Edmonton International Airport (EIA). An Open House/Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was organized to mark the occasion The event drew a crowd of over 150 clients, vendors, EIA employees and neighbouring businesses who were treated

Inaugural Flight – Shell Philippines Offshore Contract

HNZ recently embarked on the first flight of a multi-year contract in the Philippines in support of the Malampaya Deep Water Gas-to-Power Project. The AW139 helicopter is contracted to Shell Global Solutions International B.V. to provide crew change helicopter services from Manila and Puerto Princesa to Shell’s offshore petroleum platform. The contract, which commenced on

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

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