Helicopter Seychelles resumes flying

Bell 206B3Helicopter Seychelles has received approval to
resume full commercial passenger flights.

The Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority (SCAA) has
awarded an Air Operator Certificate (AOC) to the operator following a lengthy
and complex application process.

The company will offer day and night-time
tourist transfers, scenic flights and excursions, as well as medical evacuation
services.

Captain Shaun Tinkler-Rose, head of
operations announced the news to employees at the company’s Providence hangar, calling it “a hard-fought
battle and well-deserved victory”.

Helicopter Seychelles has undergone a
year-long internal restructuring, culminating in SCAA inspections today leading
to the AOC licence award.

Helicopter Seychelles
are looking to recruit a number of pilots, the company operates two
helicopters, an Agusta A109C and Bell
206B3.

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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