Pawan Hans Helicopters Limited
() is a helicopter
service company based in India
. The operations are based at Vile Parle
(West). Other than providing helicopter services to ONGC
to its off-shore locations, this public sector
company is often engaged for providing services to various state governments in India, particularly in North-east India
, Vaishno Devi
Helicopter service for devotees.
was incorporated on 15 October 1985 as the Helicopter Corporation of India (HCL), the country's national helicopter company with the objective of providing helicopter support services to the oil sector for its off-shore exploration operations, services in remote areas and charter services for promotion of tourism. It is a government owned enterprise with 78.5% in government hands & 21.5% with ONGC
. ONGC has upped its stake to 49% recently, a move that will see the equity
base of PHHL being enhanced to 245 crore from the existing 113 crore.
The corporate office is located at Noida
with regional offices at Delhi and Mumbai
. The company has a net worth of 37,015 million and equity capital is 1,137 million. Pawan Hans is "Approved Maintenance Centre of Eurocopter" and also the first ISO 9001
: 2000 certified aviation company in India.
It offers helicopter services for -
- Off Shore operations
- Inter island transportation
- Connecting inaccessible areas
- Customs and pipeline surveillance
- Casualty and rescue work