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April 18, 2020
New Measures Introduced By Transport Canada

Transport Canada now requires all passengers to wear non-medical masks. Click here to learn more.

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March 27, 2020
Statement From Summit Aviation Group

Summit Air To Lay-Off Employees Due To COVID-19, While Maintaining Essential Services Yellowknife, NWT (March 27, 2020) – Summit Air announced today that approximately 45 employees from its bases in Yellowknife, Edmonton, and Calgary will be temporarily leaving the organization as a result of COVID-19 and the subsequent economic slowdown. The airline had approximately 170 […]

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March 18, 2020
COVID-19 Information

YOUR HEALTH & SAFETY MATTERS At Summit, we are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation. We have implemented proactive measures across our companies to curb the spread of the virus and protect those at risk.  These include: Activating our crisis management team Adopting the latest public health recommendations and best industry practices for aircraft grooming Revised in-flight […]

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Summit Helicopters Deploys Brand New Bell 412 Helicopter for BC Ambulance Service | Summit Helicopters
August 29, 2019
Summit Helicopters Deploys Brand New Bell 412 Helicopter For BC Ambulance Service

Kamloops, BC (August 29, 2019) – Summit Helicopters announced that it has deployed a brand-new Bell 412 EPI helicopter to support the BC Ambulance Service (BCAS) in central British Columbia. “The Bell 412 EPI helicopter in Kamloops is brand-new and state-of-the-art rotary aircraft. We are extremely pleased to support the BC Ambulance Service in central […]

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August 26, 2016
Summit Helicopters Assists in Combatting Fort McMurray Wildfires

Since May 1st, Summit Helicopters crews put in an overwhelming number of hours and effort towards fighting the forest fire that devastated Fort McMurray on May 3rd.  Since first dispatched, Summit’s Bell 407 and a Bell 412 have been working under contract with Alberta Forestry, with over 450 hours of flight time between the two […]

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Summit Helicopter Tours at the Long John Jamboree
April 1, 2016
Summit Helicopter Tours at the Long John Jamboree

Summit Helicopters is proud to support the Long John Jamboree in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, by providing helicopter tours at the three-day-long festival. The fifth annual jamboree took place from March 25 to March 27 on the ice of Yellowknife Bay and provided fun activities for the whole family. The festival brings the Yellowknife community together […]

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November 6, 2015
Summit Helicopters Contracted By CBC Documentary Wild Canada

Summit Helicopters has been contracted to carry a film crew as they capture caribou migration for the documentary, Wild Canada, presented by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)’s The Nature of Things. It is an epic four-part series that takes place across the vast scale of the Canadian landscape, revealing the country as it has never been […]

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December 17, 2014
Summit Team Donates Toys for the Family Housing Program at Rockhill

At Summit we look for ways to go beyond our business and engage with the local community, building lasting relationships while supporting local charitable initiatives. This holiday season we were all proud to support the YWCA Toy Drive for the Family Housing Program at Rockhill. Through the generous support of our team we were able to […]

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July 17, 2014
Summit Announces New Executive Appointments

Yellowknife, NT, Canada, July  17, 2014 The Summit Aviation Group today announced the appointment of Walter Heneghan, Vice President, Health, Safety and Environmental Protection for Summit Air (fixed-wing) and Summit Helicopters, and Todd Tomecek as Vice President, Business Development, Summit Helicopters. Walter Heneghan brings with him over thirty-five years of aviation experience. Most recently, Walter […]

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Summit Group and Det'on Cho Corporation Announce Aviation Partnership
June 17, 2014
Summit Group and Det’on Cho Corporation Announce Aviation Partnership

Yellowknife, NT, Canada, June 16, 2014 The Summit Aviation Group and Det’on Cho Corporation announced today that together they have formed Det’on Cho Summit Aviation LP, a new entity that will provide aviation services within the Yellowknives’ Dene First Nation territory. “Our partnership with Det’on Cho Corporation will allow us to extend our services and […]

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