ExecuJet launches helicopter services in Cape Town

ExecuJet Aviation Group is launching helicopter charter services at the company’s fixed base operation (FBO) at Cape Town International Airport, in partnership with Acher Aviation.

ExecuJet will operate a six-passenger Bell 407 helicopter from Acher Aviation.

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Mike Clark, director of Aviation Services – Africa, ExecuJet Aviation Group says: “There have been an increasing number of requests for helicopter charter services in Cape Town. We are delighted we can now provide helicopter services with all the necessary safety and quality standards in place.”

ExecuJet will also be the official helicopter operator for the Absa Cape Epic, which will take place from 15-22 March 2015. The annual mountain bike stage race held in the Western Cape, South Africa, attracts elite professional mountain bikers from around the world.

The Bell 407 and a Robinson R44 will be used for media flying, hospitality flying as well as operating shuttles to and from Cape Town International Airport for the duration of the event.

Greg Binnie, rotary wing manager – Africa, ExecuJet Aviation Group adds: “ExecuJet is proud to be associated with this prestigious cycling event. We are committed to providing the highest level of service and make no compromise when it comes to safety.”

Terry Spruce

Terry is Senior News Editor and writes for both Corporate Jet Investor and Helicopter Investor. He is also responsible for our helicopter guides. Terry has been an aviation enthusiast since the early 1970s. He is a lapsed Private Pilot and ex-Piper Cherokee owner. He has flown a number of light aircraft and is comfortable sitting in the co-pilot's seat or the back of any aircraft. Before moving to journalism he was a banker for 20 years. You can contact him at: terry@corporatejetinvestor.com or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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