MONTREAL, Sept. 24, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Canadian Helicopters Group Inc.
(TSX: CHL.A, CHL.B), an international provider of helicopter
transportation and related support services, announced today that,
further to its news release dated May 14, 2012, the change of its name
to HNZ Group Inc. (the "Company"), as approved by its shareholders at
its annual meeting on May 11, 2012, will be effective starting on
September 25, 2012. The Company's charter operations will be provided
under two brands: HNZ Global with activities in the Asia Pacific and
Antarctic regions and Canadian Helicopters with activities in Canada
and Afghanistan. The Company's repair and maintenance services will be
provided under the Heli-Welders and Nampa Valley Helicopters brands.
The Company's common shares and variable voting shares will remain
trading on the TSX, and will trade under the new symbols "HNZ.A" and
"HNZ.B", respectively, beginning on such date. The new CUSIP numbers
are 40425A100 and 40425A209, respectively.
ABOUT HNZ GROUP INC.
HNZ Group is an international provider of helicopter transportation and
related support services with operations in Canada, Australia, New
Zealand, Afghanistan, Antarctica and southeast Asia. HNZ Group operates
in excess of 130 helicopters in support of a range of multinational
companies and government agencies, including onshore and offshore oil &
gas, mineral exploration, military support, hydro/utilities, forest
management, construction, air ambulance and search & rescue. In
addition to charter services, HNZ Group provides flight training and
third party repair and maintenance services. HNZ Group is headquartered
near Montreal, Quebec and employs approximately 800 personnel from 35
locations around the world.
SOURCE: CANADIAN HELICOPTERS GROUP INC.
For further information:
HNZ Group Inc.
President and Chief Executive Officer