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New name, same service: BHS Helicopterservice and DC Aviation Switzerland are forming the BHS Aviation Group.

Bamberg-based BHS Helicopterservice GmbH is changing its name to BHS Aviation GmbH effective 1 October. At the same time, the subsidiary DC Aviation Switzerland AG is changing its name to BHS Aviation AG to create a uniform image with the slogan “Excellence in Business Aviation”. Nothing will change for the companies’ clients, because the services and contacts will remain the same.

The service portfolio now also includes professional aircraft management in addition to the executive charters for helicopters and business jets. As a licensed handling agent, the company can also take over business jet and helicopter management at Zurich Airport on request.

You will find the official press release here.

Successful appearance at the EBACE in Geneva

BHS Helicopterservice and DC Aviation Switzerland appeared with cooperation partner DC Aviation at the premier event and annual meeting place for the European business aviation community from 21 to 23 May. Over 450 exhibitors attended the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition.

BHS took advantage of the platform to make yet another announcement: Swiss business aviation service provider Speedwings Business SA and BHS Helicopterservice GmbH with its Zurich subsidiary DC Aviation Switzerland AG have agreed to a future cooperation. The letter of intent was signed by representatives of the companies on 21 May at the Payerne Airport booth. The partnership is aimed at expanding services offered at Payerne Airport in Switzerland to include business flights with helicopters and helicopter management.

Following the acquisition of DC Aviation Switzerland, this collaboration is another important step for the expansion of BHS Helicopterservice’s business activities in Switzerland.

BHS Helicopterservice takes over DC Aviation Switzerland

The Bamberg-based provider of exclusive helicopter flights is diversifying its portfolio of services with the acquisition. BHS Helicopterservice GmbH and its subsidiary DC Aviation Switzerland are planning on expanding their charter helicopter flight business and helicopter management service in Germany and Switzerland.

The close partnership between DC Aviation Stuttgart and BHS Helicopterservice established in 2016 will continue unchanged for now. Both companies will still operate flights with business jets and helicopters. In the future DC Aviation Stuttgart will focus on its core business with airplanes, while BHS Helicopterservice and its subsidiary DC Aviation Switzerland will concentrate on helicopters.

The responsible managers and contacts will remain the same for customers. As always, charter inquiries can be directed to BHS Helicopterservice, DC Aviation Switzerland or DC Aviation Stuttgart.

You will find the official press release here.

A fast, direct route to AERO Friedrichshafen - with the BHS helicopter shuttle

For the first time we are offering you an exclusive shuttle service to AERO in Friedrichshafen. As a partner of the international trade fair we can bring you and your customers or business partners to the trade fair grounds from 10 to 13 April with personalized, convenient service.

The landing site is located directly adjacent to the zeppelin hangar. This gives you and your guests direct access to the trade fair via the pilots' entrance. Our Leonardo AW109SP offers seating for up to five passengers. We have two experienced pilots to man the twin-turbine helicopter for you.

Successful start to year at World Economic Forum in Davos

Many VIPs headed to Davos, Switzerland again January 22-25. To satisfy the great demand from participants of the World Economic Forum for shuttle flights, part of the BHS Helicopterservice fleet provided service in and around Zurich to support our partner DC Aviation Switzerland.

BHS Helicopterservice is known for its high safety and security level and top-notch service quality. The location of Davos high in the Swiss Alps requires that all pilots must also have a great deal of experience flying in mountainous regions to meet the safety requirements of the Swiss Federal Office of Civil Aviation.

The VIP-equipped AW109SP provided over 20 hours of service flying many international guests from business and politics to the heliport on the shores of Lake Davos. Above all, the discerning passengers wanted safety, reliability and discretion. We successfully met these needs thanks to professional organization and perfect collaboration among the many different teams.

A report on the use of BHS Helicopterservice at WEF can be found here and issue 03/2019 of the trade magazine Aerokurier.

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Discover Switzerland from a new perspective!

Find out why flying in a helicopter is so fascinating and be inspired by the natural beauty of Switzerland: enjoy an aperitif as you take in the breathtaking panoramic view. Experience a magnificent sunset in the Swiss Alps. Take off on spectacular downhill runs in the most beautiful Swiss ski resorts.

No matter where you want to go – to the top of the 3,000 meter high peak of Fuorcia Grischa (St. Moritz), to the ski area of Crap Sogn Gion (Laax) or over the unique landscape of the Bernese Alps – we’ll get you safely to the Swiss Alps aboard one of our state-of-the-art and elegantly equipped helicopters. Our experienced pilots are specially trained for these demanding flights. A certificate issued by the Swiss Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA) entitles us to approach all approved mountain landing sites in Switzerland.

We would be happy to organize your individual flight experience in Switzerland! Send helicopter inquiry.

Company portrait in trade journal Aerokurier

There will be a two-page long article about our Flight Service in the August issue of the pilot magazine Aerokurier. The report provides exclusive insights into the organizational and flight-related daily business at BHS Helicopterservice. During a visit to our location of Bamberg, editorial staff had the opportunity to find out more about our company history, our services and the cooperation with DC Aviation. The report also included photographs of our helicopter and our hangar in Bamberg.  

You can find the magazine in well-stocked newsagents or bookstores. You can also read the issue here.

New advertising at Nuremberg Airport

BHS Aviation is advertising its services with a poster campaign at the baggage claim area of Arrivals at Nuremberg Airport.

The only business helicopter service at Albrecht Dürer Airport picks up its passengers from any suitable place in the region of the metropolis and takes then to the airport avoiding traffic congestion or waiting times, or it can do the same vice versa. All the “vertical starter” needs is an unbuilt plot of land – like a sports field or company grounds. This exclusive service provides considerable benefits in terms of time for CEOs and company owners in the Franconian region: they can reach Albrecht Dürer Airport in record time making it possible for them to schedule several appointments in different places within one day. We look forward to your call and to advising you on your individual requirements.