Emergency Helicopter Services Fiji

Operator Profile
 

Key Facts

Current Title:
Emergency Helicopter Services Fiji
English Title:
Emergency Helicopter Services Fiji
Abbreviation:
EHS Fiji
First Established:
2012
ICAO Code:
(None)
Country:
Fiji
Status:
Active

History

Narrative Summary

Emergency Helicopter Services Fiji was first established in 2012, established to provide the Fijian and tourist population with a professional Medevac and Search & Rescue service. The helicopter began operations in early December 2012.

Key Dates

2012 Emergency Helicopter Services Ltd first established.
December 2012 First helicopter delivered – MBB BK117.
11 November 2014 Contractor HELiPRO is closed down.

Current Status

EHS Fiji appears to be still operating, despite the fact that contracted helicopter operator HELiPRO went into receivership in November 2014 and has now closed down its entire New Zealand operation.

Future Plans

No plans known. A new helicopter operator to replace HELiPRO is likely to be required.


Markings

Special Markings

The EHS Fiji helicopter operates in the standard overall red colour scheme of HELiPRO.

Aircraft Serial Numbers

The EHS Fiji helicopter currently operates in Fiji under its New Zealand registration. It is not clear if it will be issued with a new DQ-registration eventually.

Unit/Base Codes

Coding system not used.


Aircraft

Aircraft Designations

None – Manufacturers designations used

Current Aircraft Inventory

Aircraft Type Total Del’d Total Active Still on Order Role
MBB BK 117 1 1 0 EMS/Search & Rescue

All-Time Aircraft Used List

Aircraft Type Quantity Service Entry Out of Service Origin
MBB BK 117 1 2012 current contractor

Aircraft NOT Used

No false reports known.

Aircraft Losses and Incidents

None known.

Organisation

Main Headquarters

Emergency Helicopter Services Ltd, Suva, Fiji.

Organisational Structure

No subordinate units.

Current Unit Assignments

No subordinate units.

Historical Unit Assignments

Not applicable.

All-Time Flying Units List

Not applicable.

Air Bases

Current Air Bases

The helicopter is based at Suva Airport.

All-Time Air Bases Used List

As above.


More Information

Books

None known.

Magazines

To be added

Websites

  • Facebook: Emergency Helicopter Services Fiji
  • Emergency Helicopter Services
  • The Fiji Times Online
    Any photographs illustrating this operator would be welcome.

     

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