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28th of March 2019
Flying High with Nautilus

Flying High with Nautilus

The Quicksilver Group and Nautilus Aviation are delighted to announce the commencement of a new partnership to provide helicopter services for the Quicksilver Group's reef operations from 1 April 2019.

The partnership with Nautilus Aviation will showcase the Great Barrier Reef from a different perspective with helicopters to provide daily services to the Quicksilver Agincourt Reef outer reef platforms, Great Adventures Norman and Moore Reef outer reef platforms and Green Island.

Tony Baker, Quicksilver Group Managing Director said “With our current contract concluding we had a number of companies from around Australia who tendered for the business.  As an established local company with a great reputation and an established network of clients, we are very pleased to announce our future partnership with Nautilus Aviation.  Nautilus will provide a modern fleet of air-conditioned helicopters which will add value and complement our four outer reef platform sites, Green Island and be a valued partner in the marketing and promoting of our destination.  We look forward to offering our reef travellers an exceptional helicopter experience in addition to the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef from Port Douglas and Cairns.”

Nautilus Aviation Managing Director Aaron Finn said: “Nautilus Aviation is extremely proud to partner with the Quicksilver Group. Together with the strength of our brands, we believe there is great synergy between our two Companies and an unwavering commitment to excellence and the delivery of quality experiences in the region. Nautilus Aviation will launch the contract with an additional two factory-new Airbus H130 helicopters, our company’s signature aircraft. The Airbus H130 incorporates the latest technology has a great operational performance which combines with excellent visibility and quietness for our passengers.