Helitrans

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Helitrans
IATA
9I
ICAO
HTA
Callsign
HELIDRIFT
Founded 1990
Hubs Trondheim Airport, Værnes
Fleet size 19
Headquarters Stjørdal, Norway
Key people Geir-Vidar Sørheim (CEO)
Website http://www.helitrans.no

Helitrans is a Norwegian helicopter and aircraft maintenance company based at Trondheim Airport, Værnes established in 1990. The airline also has bases in Kjeller Flyplass, Lillestrøm, Mo i Rana Airport, Røssvoll, Narvik, Langnes Lufthavn, Tromsø, Alta Lufthavn, Alta, Tana, Kirkenes, and Sauda in Norway.

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

In April 2010, Helitrans received approval to fly to London City Airport, in the business center of London, one of Europe's most demanding airports.

History[edit]

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 two 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.

In 2007 Helitrans purchased HelikopterDrift AS, a helicopter company based in Kjeller Flyplass, Lillestrøm, and later merged into Helitrans AS in 2011.

Fleet[edit]

As of October 2013:

Helicopters:

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