Mountain Helicopters is a small private company offering value based fares. We have bases in both Fox Glacier and Franz Josef. Our emphasis is on personal service catering to the needs of small groups, families and individuals. Mountain Helicopters is owned and operated by Michael and Therese Glynn.
CEO & Chief Pilot
Michael has been flying Helicopters since 1986 and commenced flying in the Glacier region since July 1989. With almost 30 years of experience in this area and over 9,000 rotary hours, you will struggle to find a pilot with more expertise in the glacier region than Michael.
Co Owner & Operations Manager
Therese is a fourth generation local and has worked in the tourism and hospitality industry her entire life. Therese and Michael founded Mountain Helicopters together in 1998 and have been providing a professional and family friendly service ever since.
Nathan's expertise of the area is well known to climbers, hunters and fishermen throughout Westland. He has been with Mountain Helicopters for over 12 years, and has flown over 8,000 hours.
Current company pilots have a minimum of 2,000 rotary hours with 500 hours mountain flying experience.