Setting the standard in aviation excellence since 1992, Oceania Aviation - a Salus Group Company - is recognised locally and globally as a General Aviation industry leader, offering a full suite of MRO services, parts supply and aircraft sales. Passionate professionals at the helm and unparalleled customer service ensure trust in the comprehensive and specialist services we deliver. Oceania Aviation provides unprecedented and seamless support throughout Australasia and beyond. With three major bases throughout New Zealand (North Shore Airfield, Ardmore Airport and Hamilton Airfield) and an international network of companies under the Salus Aviation banner, our reach is both local and global. The company ethos of transparency, integrity and collaboration ensure our customers’ needs are primary and they too profit from our success and future growth.
Constant growth via expansion and acquisition has resulted in a large and specialised employee base throughout the Salus Aviation Group, supporting the helicopter and fixed-wing industry from locations within NZ, Australia and the USA.
Our divisions include turbine and piston engine overhaul, propellers, blades, components, avionics, aircraft trading, in-house parts logistics and more.
Tuna boat pilots, Jonathan Bowen and Josh Camp register International Heliparts Limited. Selling various parts for Hughes, Bell and Schweizer aircraft.
International Heliparts Limited purchases Marine Helicopters and moves base of operations from Henderson to Ardmore Airport. Company changes name to Oceania Aviation – inspired by Josh and Jonathan’s former operations as tuna boat pilots in the Pacific Ocean. Oceania Aviation begins as an helicopter operator based at its Ardmore facility.
Our Part 148 Manufacturing division begins and has continued to flourish. Now creating cargo hooks, cargo pods, bike racks and spray systems.
Oceania Aviation opens new hangar at 1 Harvard Lane. Opening celebrated with industry and government officials.
Oceania Aviation turbine overhaul Ardmore facility is NZCAA approved.