Who We Are

Helitrans AS

HELITRANS was founded in 1990 and is a nationwide provider of professional helicopter services, with broad international experience.

We put the mission first, but the safety of our employees and customers is paramount.

HELITRANS has 15 bases spread across the country from Kristiansand in the south to Alta in the north.

HELITRANS is Norway’s largest domestic helicopter company with bases and pilots spread over bases all over Norway.

Our Vision Statements

Ole Christian Melhus


Mubashar Kapur


"To be the leading provider of aviation services by working together to shape the green future growth of a safe, secure and sustainable air transport industry that connects people and enriches our world".

«Mission first, Safety always»

Our Team

Ole Christian Melhus


CEO, AM, CCO & Chairman of  the Board

Mubashar Kapur

Capt-TRI B787/ 777, A340/320  

COO/ Deputy AM, Quality & Compliance, CRM Trainer & Board Member

Thomas Hesthammer



Niki Smulovic


Director Part 145

Daniel Lindefors

Director Safety, Quality &

Compliance and Board Member

Markus Johansson


Bård Ove Myhr


Director IT

Torstein Hoås

Captain B787/777 TRI/TRE, Captain B737 TRI/TRE, Captain MD-11, Captain B747-400, Captain DC9-80 (MD-80)

Thomas Eriksson

Chief Flight Instructor

Tristan Okkonen


Iluta Cakova


Our Mission Statements

  • Operational safety, both in the air and on the ground will never be compromised. Safety is the very core of our value offered to our customers, to our partners in the industry and to our employees. Our security must at all times be world-class and meet industry safety standards.
  • An important goal of our success is maximizing the shareholders’ return on the investment they make in us. Using our assets efficiently to generate optimum and sustainable profits for all our stakeholders is our profitability mission.
  • We must never forget that our customers choose which company to fly with or use. Our success depends on our customers and we promise to provide them with the best possible products and services available in the industry.
  • Our most important resource is our employees. They define who we are and are the soul of our company. Through the use of the industry’s best practices in personnel management and development, we strive to have not only highly motivated employees, but also the best and most productive employees in the industry.
  • Corporate responsibility is also an important characteristic that we have always believed in. We will continuously adopt systems and procedures in our company that will increase the company’s accountability, transparency and control.
  • We believe that serving our community in good times and in critical times is not only a duty, but also an honor and a privilege.

Our Core Values

Main Office


HELITRANS is headquartered at Værnes Airport Trondheim. This is our largest base with administration, operations centre and technical department.

Technical Department

HELITRANS has its own approved technical department with 12 employees who carry out all service and maintenance on our machines.


HELITRANS is also involved in the training of loadmasters and pilots and is currently installing two new, modern helicopter simulators for training.

Our History

HELITRANS was established in 1990 as a pure helicopter company with its main base at Trondheim Airport Værnes. For over 30 years, the company has assisted large and small contractors all over the country.

Web Pages Powered by Helitrans

  • Helikopter.no – Ordering helicopter services where you are (Norwegian)
  • Hyttelast.no – Helicopter services for cabin builders and cabin users (Norwegian)
  • Helitours.no – Focusing on helicopter sightseeing (English)
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