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Mountain Helicopters is a small Family owned and operated 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.

Michael Glynn
CEO & Chief Pilot

Michael has been flying Helicopters since 1986 and commenced flying in the Glacier region since July 1989. With over 30 years of experience in this area and over 10,000 rotary hours, you will struggle to find a pilot with more expertise in the glacier region than Michael. 

Therese Glynn
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. 

Ella & James Glynn
Safety Officer & Pilot

Brother and sister Ella and James are both involved in the company through various roles. They have been working in the company from a young age learning the ropes.

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