Bliss Aviation – Now Offering Sightseeing Tours from Bournemouth

Bliss Aviation, the South coast’s premier flight-training provider, has announced its expansion into the commercial air transport market. Bliss Aviation now provides scenic helicopter tours around the Bournemouth area or from a location of your choosing. It will also allow Bliss Aviation to conduct aerial photography work or aerial surveys whilst still providing private charters and world-class training for both helicopters and aeroplanes.

The company has been working towards this prestigious approval for the last couple of years continuing their growth to become one of the UK’s top providers of helicopter and aeroplane charter and training. Ollie Lehmann, Managing Director of Bliss Aviation quoted: “This is a huge step in our company’s future and we are all very excited that we have been approved to carry out commercial air transport work so we can continue to grow our business not only in Bournemouth, but around the UK. This has been a combined effort of hard work by the whole team and something we can all be very proud of”.

Bliss Aviation conduct fully accredited flight training, and offer flight instruction on three different types of helicopters and two types of aeroplane. The Air Operator Certificate (AOC), granted by the UK Civil Aviation Authority will allow passengers to book pleasure flights around Dorset’s spectacular coastline. CEO, Gary Ellson states: “This is a wonderful addition to the business as we are nearing our 25th year of operating at Bournemouth Airport”.

Flights can now be purchased through their website or over the telephone on 01202 590800.

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(From Left) CEO Gary Ellson and MD Ollie Lehmann with Base Manager Nick Bird and Chief Pilot Jim Hammett.

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