TERRACE, BC, Feb. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The Summit Aviation Group and the
Haisla Nation announced today that they have jointly formed a new
entity called Summit Kitimaat Aviation Limited Partnership to provide
aviation services within the Haisla Traditional Territory near Kitimat,
"We are honoured to be selected as their partner and look forward to
helping foster economic development within the Haisla Nation," stated
Summit President Rob Mauracher. "We deeply respect the unique
characteristics of the Haisla's culture, values, and interests as well
as their intimate relationship with the land and the sea."
Summit is part of the Ledcor Group of Companies and operates a fleet of
helicopters and fixed wing aircraft based in Yellowknife, Northwest
Territories and Terrace, British Columbia. With a fleet of 28 aircraft,
Summit specializes in developing tailor-made aviation solutions for its
"We are extremely proud of this new partnership in the aviation space,
and see a great future with Summit and its senior leadership team in
the Kitimat region," commented Henry Amos, Chairman of the Haisla
Economic Development Committee.
"Summit's expertise in working with oil and gas clients combined with
the Haisla's understanding of the area make for an ideal partnership -
one that Ledcor is very proud to join," added Paul McElligott,
President of Ledcor Resources and Transportation, Summit's parent
company. "This aviation deal extends an already well-functioning
partnership Ledcor has with the Haisla and we look forward to growing
together," McElligott said.
Owned and operated by The Ledcor Group of Companies, Summit operates a
fleet of helicopters and fixed wing aircraft based in Yellowknife,
Northwest Territories and Kitimat/Terrace, British Columbia. The
companies specialize in developing tailor made aviation solutions for
government, mining, exploration, oil and gas, crew movements,
environmental surveys, business travel, arctic operations, and medevac.
SOURCE: Ledcor Industries
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