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CIVAIR Helicopters provide a safe reliable air transport service utilizing well maintained aircraft which are equipped for day time VFR flights. All aircraft are equipped with emergency floatation for increased safety. CIVAIR Helicopters Pilots and Maintenance Staff lead the industry by setting the standard for offshore helicopter operations.

CIVAIR identify and execute on the needs and requirements of the clients, agents, shipping lines, crew movements and other service providers.

We provide logistical support and project management to clients. We have seen an opening in the market for agencies to service the burgeoning oil and gas industry in West Africa and have trained our staff to cater for the unique requirements of the various types of vessels, barges and platforms servicing this industry. The service we provide, we pride ourselves on doing so efficiently, cost effectively and with the interests of the client at heart.



  • Seismic, Research, Survey & Polar Vessels


  • Drilling Rigs (SSET’s, Jack-ups & Drill Ships)
  • Charters, Tramps, Oil, Chemical & Liner
  • Vessels
  • Cruise Liner
  • Tankers, FPSOs


Off port limit facilities: World class supply vessels and offshore helicopters for offshore crew & cargo transfers.



  • Meet, greet and assist


  • Crew changes
  • Travel arrangements
  • Transports and purchases


The staff at CIVAIR Helicopters have over the years have been placed in many situations where quick response, followed with immediate action, in the way of co-ordination has been required. The circumstances have been from medical evacuation for sick crewmembers through to coordinating crew evacuation of sinking vessels. We have arranged tows for vessel and arranged emergency repairs for vessels, from minor derrick repairs and in class temporary repairs to large steel repairs, and in some instances have had to co-ordinate trans shipments of cargo.

We have been able to build up a network of accredited suppliers and service provides, available from sunrise till sunset, which allows us to offer immediate assistance, in most emergency situations. Most importantly these services are handled professionally and with the utmost discretion where necessary.


Safety is a fundamental corporate value of CIVAIR Helicopters. We strive to attain the highest safety standards possible, and believe in providing our Employees and Customers with a safe and healthy environment. With the aim of preventing accidents and eliminating damage and/or injury to property and personnel, CIVAIR maintains an active Safety Management System (SMS).

Our objective is the proactive management of identifiable risks and the elimination of injury to personnel and damage to equipment. To that end, we continuously examine our operation for hazards and find ways to minimize them. We report incident, train staff on safety management, document our findings and our responses, and strive for continuous improvement.


CIVAIR Helicopters has developed and implemented an Electronic Business Management System (EBMS) which manages the requirements for Quality Management Systems.

Our ISO 9000 rating status represents an international consensus on good quality management practices. It consists of standards and guidelines relating to quality management systems and related supporting standards. ISO 9000 is the standard that provides a set of standardized requirements for a quality management system; it also covers specific aspects such as fundamentals, performance improvements, documentation, training, financial and economic aspects.