Safety & Affiliations

Safety Programs


Tour Operators Program of Safety

Blue Hawaiian Helicopters was the first company in the United States to be certified under the Tour Operators Program of Safety (TOPS). The company conducts more hours of flying than any other air tour company and has implemented a Safety Systems Management Program in... read more

The Platinum Program of Safety

Blue Hawaiian Helicopters was the first helicopter tour company to be certified by the HAI Platinum Program of Safety. Since 1948... read more

FAA Certified Air Carrier

Blue Hawaiian Helicopters is a Federal Aviation Administration certified Part 135 Air Carrier. This certification requires a company to operate to a higher standard and within an FAA approved operations and training program. The company is closely... read more

Department of Defense and OAS Certified

Since 1999, Blue Hawaiian Helicopters has been certified by the Department of Defense (DOD), and since 1996 by the Department of the Interior's Office of Aviation Services, to provide air transportation... read more

FAA Certified Repair Station

Blue Hawaiian Helicopters is a Federal Aviation Administration Certificated FAR Part 145 Repair Station. The company specializes in aircraft maintenance and repair services and offers the largest... read more



Affiliations


Tour Operators Program of Safety

Blue Hawaiian Helicopters was the first company in the United States to be certified under the Tour Operators Program of Safety (TOPS)... read more

Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau

Blue Hawaiian is proud to be a member in good standing of the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB). The colorful history of the Bureau is a fascinating look into Hawaii's evolution... read more

Helicopter Association International

Since 1948, the Helicopter Association International (HAI) has brought together the leaders of the civil helicopter industry. Membership includes helicopter operators and owners... read more

Hawaii Ecotourism Association

Ecotourism is nature- and culture- based tourism that is ecologically sustainable and supports the well-being of local communities... read more

Flight Safety Foundation

Be the leading voice of safety for the global aviation community. Promote and facilitate the global application of leading aviation safety assessments, standards and practices... read more

Hawaii Helicopter Association

The Hawaii Helicopter Association is a 501(c)(6) entity with members that participate in air tours, special charters, and utility flights across the state of Hawaii.  The association is made up of 10 member companies representing over 700 families and over $100 million in local economic activity across the state.