Dear customer, If you have been redirected here after visiting the Airwork Helicopter site, welcome to Salus Aviation!
In December 2022, Salus Aviation purchased the Helicopter Division of Airwork Holdings - but don’t worry, all the same Airwork team that you have dealt with in the past are still with us and are now working alongside the wider Salus Aviation team. As you can see when perusing this site, Salus Aviation is a proudly New Zealand owned company and we are extremely excited to have the Airwork Helicopters team join the Salus Aviation family of companies.
If you have any enquiries or questions in the meantime, please contact Customer Care at

Excellence at Altitude

Global sales, service & support

With excellence at the core of our business, Salus Aviation is a specialist aviation company dedicated to providing high quality support and services to fixed wing and helicopter operators, owners and service providers.

From the ground to the sky, we offer comprehensive and tailored solutions to all areas of the aviation industry - private owners, flight schools, utility and agricultural operators, emergency service providers, tourism operators, aircraft maintainers and more.

As a group, our services include aircraft sales and leasing, line maintenance, heavy maintenance, rotary blade repair, dynamic component and engine overhaul, avionics servicing, modifications and STCs, parts and exchange solutions.

About Us

Our companies

Our companies

We exist to provide a safe and trusted foundation in which our businesses and customers can leverage in the pursuit of excellence

Safety & Quality Assurance

Underpinning the operations of all Salus Aviation divisions is a robust and practical Quality Assurance(QA) programme. As with all aviation businesses, QA and safety are intrinsically linked.

The Quality Assurance department is charged with auditing the procedures that apply across Salus Aviation and ensuring those procedures are current.

The QA team is also responsible for ensuring all CAANZ aviation certificates held by the Company are current and manages document updates and the renewal process as required.

We pride ourselves as being a company with foundations strongly based on sound Safety and Quality principles.

Our Safety and Quality Management System is integral to the every-day operations within our company and is instilled in every staff member. We promote the just culture reporting model, a Safety Management System (SMS) and a quality assurance programme with the emphasis on creating a transparent and safe working environment. Our emphasis on developing a healthy safety culture within the company takes precedent. In addition all helicopters are fitted with Flight Cell DZM tracking and satellite technology along with an aircraft monitoring systems.

Our systems are based on proven international practices and undergo frequent in-depth audits and assessments from accredited firms thereby ensuring compliance with local and international standards/regulations. As the aviation industry is constantly evolving, our system framework has been developed to allow for continuous improvement thereby ensuring a modern and efficient approach to all operations.