Flight time of the helicopters operated by Helicopteros del Sur (Helisur) – UTair - Helicopter Services subsidiary in Peru – reached 160 000 hours. The Company has carried more than 1.2 million passengers and 775 thousand tons of goods starting from its foundation in 1994.
Helisur is airline No.1 in Peru and one of leading helicopter operators in South America. The Company performs 60% of aerial works in the country. The Company operates 12 Mi-17 aircraft of various modifications; its customers include largest companies of fuel and energy complex, mining industry and construction sector of Latin America. There is an aircraft maintenance and repair center certified by the Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant operating at the main base of the company in Lima. Two line maintenance bases in Iquitos and Ayacucho provide maintenance of the helicopters engaged at main operating sites in the north and in the south of Peru.
"Considering the complicated situation in oil and gas sector in Peru in the recent years, while evaluating the market Helisur responds to new demands of its Customers. That is why we consider engaging new types of aircraft with various performance. We hope that these projects may be soon implemented in order to enhance position of Helisur and UTair Group as one of the largest aircraft operators in the region, the services of which always comply with standards of safety and efficiency and are aimed at satisfying the needs of our Customers", – noted Abraham Feldman, General Manager of Helicopteros del Sur.
Helicopteros del Sur (Helisur) is the largest helicopter operator in Peru. The company was founded in 1994, in 2008 it was included in UTair Group. Aircraft fleet of the company comprises 12 Mi-17 helicopters of various modifications. Implementation of the company's operational program is ensured by 180 people of flight and maintenance personnel. Helisur crews provide aviation services of the highest quality in mountainous terrain and hot tropical climate conditions. The following organizations employ services of this helicopter operator: Repsol, Pluspetrol, TGP/Coga, PetroPeru, Pasific Rubiales, Gran Tierra, Sicim, etc.