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.

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. 

Nathan Healy
Senior Pilot

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.

Company Pilots

Current company pilots have a minimum of 2,000 rotary hours with 500 hours mountain flying experience.