HeliJet

Infobox_Airline
airline=Helijet International Inc

logo_size=204
fleet_size=12
destinations= 3 scheduled
IATA=JB
ICAO=JBA
callsign=HELIJET
founded=1986
headquarters=Vancouver, British Columbia
call centre=Victoria, British Columbia
key_people=

  • Mr Alistair Maclennan, Chairman of the Board
  • Mr Danny Sitnam, President
    hubs=Vancouver International Airport
    frequent_flyer=
    lounge=
    alliance=
    website= http://www.helijet.com

    Helijet International is a helicopter airline based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It operates scheduled services and has a charter division (Helijet Charters) servicing the film, television, aerial tour and general charter markets, as well as air ambulance services. Its main base is Vancouver International Airport.cite news | title= Directory: World Airlines | work= Flight International | page= 90 | date= 2007-04-03]

    Sightseeing tours are operated from the Vancouver Harbour Heliport located on the shores of Burrard Inlet, adjacent to Waterfront Station. In addition, Helijet Charters and partner Grouse Mountain operate spectacular scenic tours and packages from the helipad on the peak of the mountain. Helijet is also British Columbia's largest air medical service provider, operating both rotary and fixed wing medevac equipment.Fact|date=June 2007

    History

    The airline was established in 1986 and started operations between Vancouver and Victoria in November 1986 with one aircraft and 14 staff members. It was formerly known as Helijet Airways. During the past 20 years of operation Helijet has grown from one scheduled aircraft with 14 staff carrying just 22,000 passengers into a diversified company with 12 aircraft, 150+ employees and carrying over 100,000 passengers per year. Helijet has also provided scheduled service to Seattle-Boeing Field, Abbotsford International Airport, Langley Airport, Victoria International Airport and Campbell River Airport, all of which are still destinations accessible by Helijet Charters' services. Helijet International also operates the Vancouver and Victoria Harbour Heliports under its wholly owned subsidiary, Pacific Heliport Services.

    Destinations

    Helijet serves the following heliports/airports in the Pacific Northwest:

    *Vancouver International Airport
    *Vancouver Harbour, in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia
    *Victoria Harbour, in downtown Victoria, British Columbia

    Fleet

    The HeliJet fleet consists of the following aircraft (at March 2007) :
    *2 Raytheon Beech King Air B200
    *5 Sikorsky S-76A Spirit

    Other aircraft: Fact|date=June 2007
    *Robinson R22 Beta
    *Bell 206B JetRanger
    *Bell 206L3 Longranger
    *1Sikorsky S-61(Operated by Executive Transport Airways)
    *2 Bombardier Learjet 31A

    External links

    * [http://www.helijet.com HeliJet]

    References


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