Headquartered in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, GSH and its group of companies is one of the largest helicopter operators in Canada.
Discovery Mining Services is a mining service and expediting company serving the needs of companies operating throughout Canada.
Air Tindi operates a diversified fleet of fixed-wing aircraft and offers air ambulance, tourism, cargo transport, charter flying and scheduled service across Canada’s north.
Discovery Air Defence Services is the prime supplier of Airborne Training services to the Canadian Army, Navy and Air Force.
Discovery Air Inc.’s Class A common voting shares and unsecured debentures trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbols DA.A and DA.DB.A, respectively).
Discovery Air Technical Services (DATS) is a Transport Canada Approved Maintenance Organization (AMO 23-10) with a wide range of capabilities. We are authorized to perform maintenance and modifications on all U.S. registered aircraft as listed in the U.S./Canada bilateral agreement (Ref. CFR 43.17) and under EASA 145 (European Aviation Safety Agency).
Discovery Air Inc. announces NWT Stanton Territorial Health Authority Air Ambulance Contract
LONDON, March 6, 2008/CNW/
pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Air Tindi Ltd., in partnership with Aklak Air, has been awarded a five year contract with an option for an additional two years, to provide dedicated air ambulance services on behalf of the Northwest Territories Government through the Stanton Hospital in Yellowknife. Air Tindi has been the provider of this service to Stanton Territorial Health Authority for the last 12 years. This is the second long term contract that Air Tindi has secured over the last 12 months, the first, originally press released on April 23, 2007, being to provide passenger and cargo transportation in support of the Northwest Territories’ diamond mining industry.
Mr. Taylor stated, “We are very pleased to continue to support the Northwest Territories’ Government in the provision of this essential aviation service. Customers like Stanton Hospital are consistently demanding specialized services of enhanced quality and scope which often require our operating units to access new capital for the purchase of new assets and the development of enhanced infrastructure. Discovery Air was designed to provide just that - access to affordable capital to support business growth.”
Mr. Alex Arychuk, President of Air Tindi stated, “This contract award is not only a testament to Air Tindi’s capability as an aviation service solution provider, but also to the company’s long term commitment to supporting essential services which will benefit the citizens of the North. We live here and we work here, and we are committed to applying our experience and expertise to continually enhance the quality of life here in the North.”
Discovery Air's mission is to build shareholder value by creating an alliance of profitable aviation businesses that can realize synergies, economies of scale and deliver safe, professional air services to clients in selected niche markets.
Discovery Air’s Class A common shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol DA.A.
Discovery Air’s Debentures trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol DA.DB.
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Every year, residents of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut pursuing an aviation-related career in the North can each receive one of 16 $5,000 scholarships from a fund sponsored by the NWT Department of Transportation, Nunavut Department of Economic Development and Transportation, Discovery Air, Keewatin Air, North-Wright Airways, and First Air. The scholarships are offered to full-time residents of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut (two year minimum residency - a combination of continuous residency in both territories would be accepted to meet the residency requirement) pursuing full-time aviation-related studies. The studies can be related to airline or airport operations or management, aircraft maintenance, and pilot training.
If you would like to concentrate on flying aircraft while knowing you are in the safest hands around, our team of maintainers will take care of all aspects of managing your fleet.
Discovery Air Fire Services operates with four divisions
Discovery Air Fire Services has been active in the aviation industry for over 60 years and is organized into four operating divisions; Fire, Charter, Imagery and Training.Read More
Discovery Air International was established to expand Discovery Air’s range of specialty aviation services domestically and internationally and will focus initially on executive charter, medevac and repatriation services out of Western Canada with its primary base and main operations based out of Calgary, Alberta.
The Northlinx Network brings together many of the GSH Aboriginal Joint-Venture Partnerships allowing all participants to benefit from pan-territorial mega-projects requiring helicopter services in the North. Presently there are twelve partnerships operating in this profitable model around the NWT and Nunavut. On top of that, Air Tindi has an additional four Aboriginal partnerships and Discovery Mining Services has two.
We are committed to providing our customers with specialty aviation solutions whenever and wherever they are required. Our pilots, maintainers, logisticians and administrators operate with precision and pride in some of the most challenging environments in the world.
Discovery Air is committed to recruiting and retaining the best talent in aviation industry. By joining Discovery Air you will have the opportunity to participate in a unique and dynamic environment focused on growth, entrepreneurship, innovation and teamwork.
Discovery Aviation Academy is a flight school based in Sudbury, Ontario that offers many different types of pilot flight training to meet the needs of all aspiring aviators.