Welcome To GCH Aviation Group

You’ve landed at the home of New Zealand’s most experienced and safest private aviation companies. GCH Aviation represent over three decades of helicopter and fixed-wing aircraft services in New Zealand, Fiji and Vanuatu.

Key Operations

We operate scenic and commercial helicopter flight services, certified flight training, and air rescue and ambulance operations from bases in New Zealand and the South Pacific. We are also home to Canterbury’s first full-service corporate Jet Centre, and a specialist UAV (drone) imaging facility.

For over three decades, we have maintained one of the most enviable safety records in helicopter aviation in New Zealand. This record, combined with the vast international experience of our pilots, regular training, familiarity with equipment, and extensive and continual exposure to the extreme terrain covered by our operations, ensures you'll experience service second to none.

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Our Team

Caroline Blanchfield

Caroline is an experienced Tourism Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing and advertising industry. She is highly skilled in Marketing Management, Business Planning, Sales, Event Management, and Market Research. She is also a strong community and social services professional.

Caroline Blanchfield
Group Marketing Manager
Simon Duncan
Simon Duncan
Group General Manager
John Currie

John has operated the business for over three decades and has increased our reputation for innovation, quality, and safety, helping us to become one of New Zealand’s leading aviation operators.

John Currie
Group Managing Director
Andrew Currie
Andrew Currie
Chief Executive Officer
Daniel Currie
Daniel Currie
Chief Financial Officer
Caroline Blanchfield

Caroline is an experienced Tourism Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing and advertising industry. She is highly skilled in Marketing Management, Business Planning, Sales, Event Management, and Market Research. She is also a strong community and social services professional.

Caroline Blanchfield
Group Marketing Manager
Simon Duncan
Simon Duncan
Group General Manager
John Currie

John has operated the business for over three decades and has increased our reputation for innovation, quality, and safety, helping us to become one of New Zealand’s leading aviation operators.

John Currie
Group Managing Director
Andrew Currie
Andrew Currie
Chief Executive Officer
Daniel Currie
Daniel Currie
Chief Financial Officer
Caroline Blanchfield

Caroline is an experienced Tourism Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing and advertising industry. She is highly skilled in Marketing Management, Business Planning, Sales, Event Management, and Market Research. She is also a strong community and social services professional.

Caroline Blanchfield
Group Marketing Manager
Simon Duncan
Simon Duncan
Group General Manager
John Currie

John has operated the business for over three decades and has increased our reputation for innovation, quality, and safety, helping us to become one of New Zealand’s leading aviation operators.

John Currie
Group Managing Director
Andrew Currie
Andrew Currie
Chief Executive Officer
Daniel Currie
Daniel Currie
Chief Financial Officer

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