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Who we are

Gulf Helicopters Company (GHC) is one of the leading commercial aviation services provider. Our global footprint extends from Europe to Africa to Middle East to South Asia to Far East.

Founded in 1970, with the primary objective of catering to the needs of Qatar’s Oil and Gas Industry, we have grown over the years by leaps and bounds to successfully become a leading global aviation services provider. Our outstanding engineering capabilities and multi-type fleet offer cost efficient solutions to address the challenging demands of our esteemed clients with complete focus on performance and safety.

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What We Do

Gulf helicopters company offers aviation services through commercial helicopter transportation. Our service portfolio includes, but not limited to 

Offshore Operations IFR & VFR

Offshore Operations IFR & VFR GHC has decades of experience in the field of aviation. Having been incorporated in 1970, the company has grown by rapidly and now boasts of…

ent offshore transportation in addition to onshore helicopter services. The company became a part of GIS (Gulf International Services) in 2008 and has gone from strength to strength since then.   With an ISO 9001-2008 accreditation, GHC has become synonymous with excellence in the field of Oil and Gas not only in the Middle East region but has gained ground in other nations like India and Malaysia. North Africa is yet another location where the offshore operations have been extremely successful by transporting personnel as well as sensitive machinery to the remote locations within stipulated time.   GHC has been providing constant support 24X7 to all installations, vessels, and platforms in diverse locations around the globe. Its support to the Oil and Gas Industry has been recognized by all leading players in the field. GHC has now over 50 well…

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Emergency Medical Service

Helicopter Emergency Medical Service Gulf Helicopters remains one of the most trusted HEMS (Helicopter Emergency Medical Service) operators in the Middle East. The comprehensive range of our Helicopter EMS services…

d by specially designed helicopters complete with state-of-the-art interiors and supportive crew members. The Agusta Westland AW139 leads our highly versatile and efficient fleet capable of carrying out functionalities with enviable speed on an emergency basis. Night HEMS capabilities have long been a part of our holistic Emergency Medical Services as well. We currently use night vision goggles to facilitate 24 hours emergency responses and critical transfers. Besides Agusta Westland AW139, the other helicopters completing our fleet are Agusta Westland AW189, MDHI MD 902 EXPLORER, SIKORSKY S92, BELL 212, BELL 412 SP/EP and BELL 206B.  

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Vip Executive Transport

Vip Executive Transport Though Gulf Helicopters was incepted in the year 1973, it was only in August 2006 that the premier aviation service provider started transporting VIPs. It served as…

stone year for us and the Middle East itself when we obtained an S-92 Executive Transport Helicopter from Sikorsky and started carrying VIP passengers internationally. We are proud to have introduced services of this nature for the first time in the Middle East. Gulf Helicopters successfully caters to aviation needs of VIP Executives travelling to the United States of America and Europe for attending important business meets or conferences. The S-92 Executive Transport Helicopter is capable of transcending 444 nautical miles without stoppage and complies with the stringent standards of safety being followed in the United States of America and Europe. Our esteemed clients have unequivocally praised our efforts to ensure unsurpassed comfort and convenience to them. Spacious cabins, well-informed and supportive air crew and speedy transfers are a few attributes that are unmistakably synonymous with Gulf Helicopters. They have…

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Support of commercial short-term contracts

Support of commercial short-term contracts Gulf Helicopters Company strives for excellence, no matter how difficult the circumstances are. While GHC has been associated with the Oil and Gas industry largely…

0 years since its inception, it has broadened its operations greatly after becoming a part of the Qatar based GIS. Providing an effective and safe helicopter service remains the motto of the company. It has also been hailed for its cost effective services.   Ad hoc services for short terms also happen to be a part and parcel of the services offered by GHC. The well equipped helicopters numbering almost 50 are used for various operations in and around the Middle East and North Africa. The extent of services provided has grown to encompass India along with Malaysia recently.   The helicopters provide support to oil and drilling operations offshore as well as transportation services onshore. Single chartered flights to and fro a particular destination is usually undertaken via a short contract. The safety of the client and experience of…

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Load lifting- long and short line

Load lifting-long and short line Requesting a helicopter service with ultimate security and comfort is what the clients experience when they opt for Gulf Helicopters Company. The client always comes…

at GHC where the task undertaken is completed well within the stipulated time with absolutely no complaints. The cost effectiveness of the entire service adds to its popularity. It is, therefore, not surprising to find GHC (now a part of GIS) being much in demand when it comes to the core services of the company particularly something like load lifting. Companies engaged in onshore activities may hope to minimize the cost of load lifting by using a crane instead of a helicopter, but they are often surprised to learn that the task can be completed more conveniently both cost as well as time wise by utilizing a GHC helicopter. The fleet of helicopters can perform such operations by lifting 800 kg or more load at a time. This minimizes the time for transit with absolutely no labor required for clearing…

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Seismic Support

Seismic Support Apart from transportation operations both onshore and off, Qatar Civil Aviation Authority has issued GHC with an Air Operators Certificate for continuing complete services that forms the core…

operations in Middle East and beyond. It meets every legal requirement necessary for operating internationally. The Captains in command of the Gulf helicopters are skilled and experts in their own field. Each of them holds a ATPL (H) license considered as the highest obtainable ICAO helicopter license. Additionally, each Captain also has a minimum of 8000 flight hours, well surpassing the required flight hours of 2000. Internationally recognized aircraft maintenance licenses that are mandatory for helicopter services are also held by the technical and engineering supervision personnel of Gulf Helicopter Company. All above mentioned certificates and licenses are more than adequate for providing specialized services like Seismic Support. The list of clients for this particular service is long and varied. GHC has been recognized as having both the necessary expertise along with experience to provide the seismic survey helicopter support…

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Onshore Transport

Onshore Transport Gulf Helicopters is a name to reckon with today. The name immediately comes to mind when it concerns air transport. GHC has been actively providing all kinds of…

e transportation services since its inception in 1973. However, the many modern technological systems have been incorporated along with an increase in the fleet size after GHC had become a part of Gulf International Services (GIS). There is no doubt that GHC is one of the leading organizations when it comes to helicopter flights. It has succeeded in providing the necessary services both locally as well as internationally in a cost effective manner. It has received numerous awards for safety in the years 2014 & 2015 including several Technical Safety awards for its engineers. This enviable safety record has remained unsurpassed for over forty years despite having clocked more than 500,000 hours to date. Clients have no qualms in opting for GHC over its competitors when they learn about the ISO 9001:2008 accreditation given for Quality System in Transportation, Management…

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Tourist Flights

Tourist Flights At Gulf Helicopters, we present our clients excellent flight services that offer great tours of the whole Gulf area. Tourism helicopter flights are comparatively a new addition to…

ope of travel and tourism services all around the world. We understand that most people do not otherwise have the opportunity to ride a helicopter in their day to day lives. That is why we make sure that all of our clients have the best time of their lives when they choose us for their helicopter tour needs. We have an extensive fleet of helicopters that we use for organizing tourism flights for our clients. Our versatile packages allow clients to choose different types of tour itineraries according to their preferences and budgets. Moreover, we have also kept our rates really affordable which mean that you can avail the best tour packages without burning holes in your pockets. Once you contact us for your tourist flight requirements, we will direct you to the best flight packages that would in turn…

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Aerial Photo Flights

Aerial Photo Flights Aerial photo flights are carried out for a wide range of reasons, such as mapping or surveying a particular region, general landscape photography for books, calendars or…

media, documentary or research based works, real estate marketing and other general marketing purposes. Here at Gulf Helicopters, we offer our clients with state of the art systems that they can use for their aerial photography purposes. Whether you need to take close range shots or do more distant photography, our trained pilots and crewmen will attend to your specific needs with the same kind of professional dedication. Our aerial photo flight services are regularly used by some of the leading names in business and media. So if you have the need of using our aerial photo flight services, simply get in touch with us and we can arrange the best helicopter flight for your specific needs. Once you contact us for your aerial photography assignment, we will have a discussion with you to understand what your basic needs are…

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Aerial Advertising

Aerial Advertising Are you looking for better ways to advertise your brand and the products or services that it has to offer? Then consider using our top quality aerial advertising…

es that can bring your company the kind of success that it truly deserves. Gulf Helicopters is a leading provider of aerial advertising services in the Gulf area. We regularly work with some of the leading companies in the field of advertising and media and so we are quite well acquainted with the current needs of the advertising agencies. So if you want to make your advertisements unique and one of a kind, then opt for our aerial advertising services for the best results. Our aerial advertising services can provide you with a number of benefits that will be good for your company. For instance, with our support you can focus on brand building and brand awareness that in turn offer you greater visibility among your target consumers. With aerial advertising, it will be a lot easier for you to…

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  • Offshore Operations IFR & VFR

    Offshore Operations IFR & VFR GHC has decades of experience in the field of aviation. Having been incorporated in 1970, the company has grown by rapidly and now boasts of…

    Read more info
  • Emergency Medical Service

    Helicopter Emergency Medical Service Gulf Helicopters remains one of the most trusted HEMS (Helicopter Emergency Medical Service) operators in the Middle East. The comprehensive range of our Helicopter EMS services…

    Read more info
  • Vip Executive Transport

    Vip Executive Transport Though Gulf Helicopters was incepted in the year 1973, it was only in August 2006 that the premier aviation service provider started transporting VIPs. It served as…

    Read more info
  • Support of commercial short-term contracts

    Support of commercial short-term contracts Gulf Helicopters Company strives for excellence, no matter how difficult the circumstances are. While GHC has been associated with the Oil and Gas industry largely…

    Read more info
  • Load lifting- long and short line

    Load lifting-long and short line Requesting a helicopter service with ultimate security and comfort is what the clients experience when they opt for Gulf Helicopters Company. The client always comes…

    Read more info
  • Seismic Support

    Seismic Support Apart from transportation operations both onshore and off, Qatar Civil Aviation Authority has issued GHC with an Air Operators Certificate for continuing complete services that forms the core…

    Read more info
  • Onshore Transport

    Onshore Transport Gulf Helicopters is a name to reckon with today. The name immediately comes to mind when it concerns air transport. GHC has been actively providing all kinds of…

    Read more info
  • Tourist Flights

    Tourist Flights At Gulf Helicopters, we present our clients excellent flight services that offer great tours of the whole Gulf area. Tourism helicopter flights are comparatively a new addition to…

    Read more info
  • Aerial Photo Flights

    Aerial Photo Flights Aerial photo flights are carried out for a wide range of reasons, such as mapping or surveying a particular region, general landscape photography for books, calendars or…

    Read more info
  • Aerial Advertising

    Aerial Advertising Are you looking for better ways to advertise your brand and the products or services that it has to offer? Then consider using our top quality aerial advertising…

    Read more info

Who We Work With

we strive to establish long-term collaborative partnerships with our customers and become their trusted partner

Our Affiliates & Associates

Gulf Helicopters Company (GHC) is headquartered in Doha, State of Qatar. The company offers Aviation services to the Oil and…

Al Maha Company for Aviation Transportation

Tripoli ,Libya

RedStar Aviation

Istanbul, Turkey

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United Helicharters Private Limited (UHPL)

Mumbai, India

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Locations

OUR PAST AND PRESENT OPERATIONS ARE LOCATED IN 15 COUNTRIES ACROSS THE GLOBE