Leading helicopter experience operator join forces with NZ’s premium aviation and adventure tourism business. Heletranz Helicopters and INFLITE announced today that they have merged following a long-term close working relationship in Auckland. The two New Zealand-owned entities will together become the country’s largest premium aviation operator. Its helicopters and fixed-wing fleet of aircraft now stretch […]
This story was originally published by NZ Herald. Winston Aldworth flies from Albany to Tantalus Estate on Waiheke for an elaborate lunch date with Heletranz The aircraft: An Airbus Helicopters EC130, aka the Eurocopter. It’s a beaut machine, and will buzz along happily at north of 200km/h. My seat: I had a window seat […]
Charter your own helicopter to fly you right over the top of Rangitoto Island and to the heart of Waiheke Island! and enjoy a lavish three-course lunch at one of the island’s top wineries. This is an experience you’ll be talking about for years…
Can you have a luxury Fieldays experience? No doubt. Among the mud-splattered redbands and well-loved swannies they might not be so easy to pick. But some attendees are opting to make the rugged Fieldays experience that little bit more luxury. Read the full article on Stuff here.
Featured in Stuff, we learn how Riaan Botha was a restaurateur who dreamt of becoming a helicopter pilot. He’d wanted to be a helicopter pilot since his first chopper ride at the age of five but life had other plans for him. Read the full article on Stuff here.
Freestyle MX rider Taka Higashino riding his motorbike on the Auckland Sky Tower Heletranz works with Monster Energy to aerial film MX rider Taka Higashino, who is the first-ever person to ride a motorcycle on the SKYCITY Skytower (over 190metres above the city ground) to promote the Monster Energy S-X Open coming to Auckland this […]
Launching our Winter Escapes Packages with the help from New Zealand Social Influencers. Heletranz teamed up with the wonderful Stonyridge Vineyard in the launch of their Winter Escapes. With the help of some of New Zealand’s top social influencers, this fabulous treat was documented and shared on Facebook, Instagram and other social media platforms. Director of Heletranz Helicopters, Sofia Ambler hosted Makaia […]
Heletranz Helicopters with Barrack Obama Barrack Obama flies with Heletranz for his visit to New Zealand. Heletranz is extremely proud and honoured to have been chosen as the official helicopter company given the job of looking after former US President Barrack Obama on his visit to New Zealand. For the pilots involved, this was definitely a career […]
Heletranz Helicopters Films The Volvo Ocean Race Stopover in Auckland. Heletranz helicopters, in conjunction with Tony Monk Films, was the official film provider for the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Auckland. Excellent, live coverage came straight from Heletranz’ Eurocopter Squirrel rigged with the latest camera gear. Tony Monk was the pilot and Richard Mason commentated the […]
Video courtesy of the TODAY show live in Auckland. Heletranz and Channel 9’s Today Show Look at some of the fun Pete the pilot had filming with Natalia and the team from Channel 9’s Today Show at Cable Bay Vineyard.
Mudbrick Cottages Winter Special Snuggle up in a charming Mudbrick Cottage on Waiheke Island — a winter treat for two that includes being whisked to the island by luxury helicopter, a three-course a la carte dinner and a winter-warming breakfast. This package is priced from $995 per person, when two people travel together. Available until […]
Heletranz is thrilled to offer a new and extended range of corporate packages suitable for work outings, celebrations and team rewards. We have many years of experience, knowledge and expertise in this area. We take care of every little detail to ensure your day runs smoothly and is a resounding success. Let us take the […]
Gather together your five ‘besties’ and swoop in to Waiheke Island aboard a helicopter for two luxurious nights at the contemporary haven of Marino Ridge. This special package, based on a group of six people travelling together, will cost $895 each, and includes your return helicopter flight to Auckland. Call us now to book (09) […]
Heletranz: Sprucing up the luxury tourism market – NZ Herald. Sofia Ambler and her husband John, a former Cathay Pacific captain, bought helicopter business Heletranz in 2012. Ambler explains her role and how the business is bringing new experiences to the luxury tourism market. A brief description of the business Heletranz is all about the […]
Sofia Ambler: Flying High. Westpac REDNews – Inspiring Women. “Originally from Sweden, Sofia Ambler moved to Auckland in 2013 with her husband John to buy Heletranz, a helicopter charter business. She recently took over the New Zealand chapter of The Luxury Network, the world’s leading luxury affinity marketing group and she’s a big believer […]
Heletranz the first to offer IFR Service in NZ “Auckland-based Heletranz has become the country’s first commercial helicopter company to introduce an expensive service which allowed it to fly in about 95 per cent of conditions. Heletranz has introduced an Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) service, which meant darkness and poor weather were no longer barriers […]
Recently Heletranz was featured in the Millionaire’s Playground article in the Juno Magazine. If you had a fortune how would you spend it? Jacqueline Taylor finds that many of the world’s wealthy are choosing to come to New Zealand for our luxury experiences and this is where Heletranz Helicopters features. View the full article here
At Heletranz we make extraordinary experiences happen every day! Coast to Coast Adventure Scenic Flight—$325 per person Get a taste of the wild and rugged, black sand beaches of the West Coast, the lush green vineyards, the sea, islands and white sand beaches on the East Coast which contrast with the Harbour Bridge, the bustling […]