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Helitrans

By Wikipedia,
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helitrans

Helitrans
IATA
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ICAO
HTA
Callsign
SCANBIRD
Founded 1990
Hubs Trondheim Airport, Værnes
Focus cities Mo i Rana Airport, Røssvoll
Sandefjord Airport, Torp
Fleet size 17
Destinations
Headquarters Stjørdal, Norway
Key people Ketil Jansen (CEO)
Website: http://www.helitrans.no

Helitrans is a Norwegian helicopter, fixed wing aircraft and aircraft maintenance company based at Trondheim Airport, Værnes established in 1990. The airline also has bases in Mo i Rana Airport, Røssvoll, Brønnøysund Airport, Brønnøy and Sandefjord Airport, Torp in Norway. The latter are summer base for fire fighting helicopters.

The airline offers services within construction, fire fighting, business jet charter, surveillance, military exercises and other areas.

History

The company started helicopter services from Trondheim Airport in 1990 providing general services, including work for mobile telephone network operators, power grid operators and reindeer farmers. In 1997 the company started a fixed-wing division, with a Dornier Do-228. Services included charter flights from Trondheim Airport with Rosenborg BK and with Statoil to Brønnøysund. The fixed-wing division was sold to Kato Airline in 1998.

In 2004 Helitrans made to large purchases: the aerial photography company Fjellanger Widerøe and the domestic division of NorCopter. Later they also have bought the Swedish aircraft maintenance company Air Service Torsby based at Torsby Airport and the Ålesund Airport, Vigra based airline Classic Air Norway that operated a Jetstream 31.

Fleet


Helitrans Robinson R44 in Lurøy
Helitrans Robinson R44 in Lurøy

As of May 2009:

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Published - July 2009














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