OUR HISTORY

For more than 50 years, the AIR LLOYD Group has been your partner for innovative and high quality services for everything related to helicopters and airplanes. AIR LLOYD stands as a brand for shared values, a common corporate culture and a “flyer DNA” that unites companies.


1963

Founding of AIR LLOYD Deutsche Pflanzenschutz Fluggesellschaft mbH by the Gerling Group in Cologne: Training and crop protection flights in national and international territory

18.08.1988

Founding of the company HELITEC Helicopter Technik GmbH by Mr. Hans Heckmann and Mr. Michael Hoyer

1991

Opening of the Halle-Oppin branch office

1992

Opening of the Berlin-Schönhagen branch office

30.06.1997

Mr. Hans Heckmann left the company

01.07.1997

Mr. Wilbert Schmitz became shareholder and managing director in addition to Mr. Michael Hoyer

01.01.2006

Opening of the Bonn-Hangelar branch office

16.01.2006

Service Center for Robinson Helicopter Company

01.04.2010

Service Centre for AutoGyro

05.07.2012

Mr. Michael Hoyer †

27.08.2013

Signing of the resettlement contract with the airfield company Kassel-Calden

18.12.2013

Mr. Wilbert Schmitz became the sole shareholder and Managing director of HELITEC Helicopter Technik GmbH

Cooperation contract with Aviation Support GmbH

HELITEC Helicopter Technik GmbH became the sole shareholder of AIS Aviation Information & Services GmbH

01.04.2014

Cooperation agreement with the company AIR LLOYD Deutsche Helicopter Flugservice GmbH

19.10.2015

Submission of the building application for the new hangar and administration building at the new location

24.02.2016

Opening/takeover of the Ganderkesee facility by ATLAS AIR Service

License extension for fixed-wing aircraft up to 5.7 t at the Ganderkesee location

14.03.2016

Receipt of the building permit

01.11.2016

Ground-breaking ceremony new building (49. KW)

01.03.2018

Moving into the new hangars and the administrative offices

Approval of the license extension to all locations

01.10.2018

Change of name HELITEC Helicopter Technik GmbH to AIR LLOYD AEROTECHNICS GmbH


“Investment in your future”

was co-financed by the European Union from the European Regional Development Fund.

We are very grateful for the support of the ERDF (“European Regional Development Fund”), which has contributed financially to the construction of the new hangars. AIR LLOYD is eagerly looking forward to improving steadily its innovations and high quality helicopter services at the new location and investing in a large number of new jobs in a future-oriented manner.