The Helicopter Service of Iceland
was founded in 1989 with a Bell 206L1 Long Ranger helicopter, which still is in use today. The company is currently the oldest helicopter operator in Iceland, and it provides all-round helicopter services all over the island, including Greenland and Scandinavia.
Between 1991 and 1992, and from 1998-2004 the company offered helicopter pilot training, and they are planning to offer training again soon.
In the beginning of 2006 new owners bought the company and in the year 2007 the company was completely restructured. The company can now be visited in their facilities at Reykjavik airport; Hangar 23 in Fluggardar, which is located at Njardargata in Reykjavík, (see the map).
The company has been involved in a large range of operations, including; aerial-filming, photography, aerial-work, research, charter flights, passenger transport, including VIP transport, fire fighting and sling work as well as many other projects.
The company added a brand new Bell 407 GX to its fleet in the summer of 2012.