Hawaii’s air-tour leader for 35 years, and the only helicopter tour company that serves the entire state, Only Blue Hawaiian has an approved and accepted voluntary FAA Safety Management System (SMS), just like all major airlines, along with numerous other industry-leading safety programs and practices. Blue Hawaiian is also guided by an executive management team dedicated to Continuous Process Improvement. In Hawaii, Only Blue is the leader in air-tour safety... read more
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
We are currently engaged in the highly regarded International Standards for Business Operations (IS-BAO) certification process. IS-BAO has long been the global gold standard for international fixed-wing business aviation operations. The IS-BAO organization has recently developed stringent standards specifically designed to bring helicopter operations to the same level of sophistication, and is deeply rooted in the Safety Management System philosophy.
Blue Hawaiian Helicopters was the first helicopter tour company to be certified by the HAI Platinum Program of Safety. Since 1948... read more
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
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
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
Blue Hawaiian Helicopters was the first company in the United States to be certified under the Tour Operators Program of Safety (TOPS)... read more
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
Ecotourism is nature- and culture- based tourism that is ecologically sustainable and supports the well-being of local communities... read more
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
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.