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Oct 10

Nautilus Aviation – Helicopter Press Release

Posted on October 10, 2014 by

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Nautilus Aviation

A huge development is being undertaken by Nautilus Aviation to expand its helicopter fleet to cover the far northern region of Australia. Nautilus and Cairns’ longest established helicopter company Cape York Helicopters entered into a contract on the 2nd of September 2014 with the intent of Nautilus buying the far northern aviation company. This will expand the Nautilus Fleet to 22 aircrafts that will now operate in Far North Queensland regions from Townsville to Cape York providing a huge array of services including luxury scenic flights and transfers, corporate, photography, utility charters and search and rescue operations. Their vastly expanding aircraft fleet contains aircrafts that specialise in the above listed services, sizes range from the 3 passenger seater Robinson 44 with unobstructed passenger views to the 7 passenger seater Eurocopter EC 130 which is the quietest in its class.

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Nautilus Aviation is a privately owned helicopter charter company operating since 1988, a division of the Colonial Leisure Group that owns a range of hospitality venues across Australia. Obtaining the Cape York operation will see Nautilus as one of the largest helicopter operators in Queensland. Cape York helicopters expands its flights from within Australia to Daru Island in Papua New Guinea departing Horn Island in the Torres Straits, Nautilus will continue this current approved international voyage. Nautilus Aviation is dedicated to customer satisfaction and holds an immaculate safety record, employing a large crew of highly trained and qualified pilots.

Nautilus Aviation Cairns


Nautilus Aviation Cairns

Nautilus Aviation Cairns most recent development was an agreement with fellow Australian owned company Sunlover Reef Cruises, the companies work in unison to offer guests the opportunity to fly to or from the Great Barrier Reef pontoon located on Moore Reef slightly south-east of Cairns. The luxurious helicopter dedicated to these unique experiences is the newly purchased 7 seater EC130 that ensures panoramic views and absolute comfort for their customers. Nautilus Aviation Cairns offers an array of scenic flight opportunities for the visitors to the Far North Tropics including their exclusive Heli Fishing and Secluded Sandy Cay charters along with their continuous partnership with Down Under Cruise and Dive.

For more information or to book your incredible once in a lifetime experience call 07 4059 59 59

Click here to see Nautilus Aviations’ awesome range of tours


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