Northern Vietnam Helicopter Company (VNHN) is the subsidiary of Vietnam Helicopter Corporation, the state-owned enterprise under the administration of Ministry of Defense.
Established on February 5th, 1989, VNHN was first known as Northern Service Flights company (NSFC).
During the first years of operation (1989-1994), the main activities of the company were to provide flights for the MIA program and participate in the management of two joint venture companies Helivifra and Indovina, which are flight service providers for oil and gas exploration.
In 1995, the company was re-established under the Decision No. 349/QD-BQP dated April 22nd, 1995 of Ministry of Defence. Since March 2012, the company has been renamed Northern Vietnam Helicopter Company.
Through nearly 25 years of establishment, it can not be denied VNHN’s efforts to strengthen the organization, upgrade equipments, as well as gradually build infrastructure. VNHN has also continually diversified many kinds of services, improved the quality of human resources, invested in a modern fleet and aviation infrastructure to ensure aviation safety standards. VNHN is always proud of its modern aviation infrastructure and facilities and a fleet of advanced and multi-purpose helicopters including Mi-17, Mi-172, EC-155B1. In addition, VNHN has owned qualified and experienced staff, pilots and technicians who are trained basically in developed countries. Therefore, VNHN has steadily evolved and has become the reliable helicopter service provider for domestic and foreign customers. Currently, the company has sufficient capacity to provide helicopter services in the following areas:
• Oil and gas exploration and exploitation.
• MIA Program.
• Search and rescues.
• Medical emergency.
• Aerial photographing, filming, and surveying
• Other aviation services required by customers.
VNHN is always committed to provide customers with the best quality services with persistent efforts to follow strict standards of aviation safety.