Westwind Services

Westwind offers an extensive array of flight services for our clients and works diligently to provide the most excellent client care. Westwind’s many services include:

Crew Shuttle Services
Power Line, Pipeline & Forestry Patrols & Surveys
Aerial Photography & Cinematography Services

Offshore Operations, Production Drilling Operations, Deliveries and Transport

Westwind offers versatile and responsive services for delivery and personnel transportation for offshore oil and gas operations, safe, reliable and cost-effective crew change programs, and much more. Helicopter travel affords quick response action and access to remote locations when traditional boat travel cannot accommodate your company’s needs.

Tanker and Ship Lightering

Large-scale transportation of crude oil helps conserve energy and offers costs savings through bulk and distance delivery, though many tankers and larger ships cannot access some of the ports in the United States when the vessels are filled to capacity. Westwind’s lightering service is a straightforward and effective resolution to the issue and brings the much needed crude oil to the US Market.

Power Line, Pipeline Patrols and Forestry Services

Westwind Helicopters provides both power line and pipeline patrols throughout Gulf Coast States and Gulf of Mexico. Providing visual patrols enables us to assist our clients to find defective transmission lines and pipelines during patrols. If any abnormalities are encountered, we can provide our clients with exact GPS (Global Positioning System) coordinates of problems. Contact a member of the Westwind team today and we can provide you with a professional patrol package at a cost effective rate to suit your needs and prevent a spill incident or environmental impact.

Onshore Operations

Westwind offers versatile and responsive services for delivery and personnel transportation for onshore oil and gas operations, safe, reliable and cost-effective crew change programs, and much more. Helicopter travel affords quick response action and access to remote locations when traditional car, truck or airplane travel cannot accommodate your company’s needs.

On Call Charter & Hot Shot Flights

Westwind can shuttle resources, materials and supplies to a remote location on a short deadline. We can cut down our client’s drive time while increase their response time by utilizing Westwind’s top-rated team to get the right tools to the job when the client needs them most.

Executive, V.I.P., Corporate Charter Services

Westwind Helicopters provides our clients with the best flight and charter experience available anywhere. Our fleet of aircraft are ideally suited for any type of charter. Westwind has the experience to make your flight the safest and most enjoyable helicopter charter in the Gulf area. We have the best aircraft with the most advanced equipment available. Westwind’s charter crafts have large air conditioned aft cabins with comfortable club seating. Our clients are always met by a courteous professional and will be treated with true VIP status throughout the duration of the charter service. Contact a member of the Westwind team today and we can provide you with a professional charter package at a cost effective rate to suit your needs.

Government Agency Assistance

Westwind Helicopters is committed to providing excellent service and maintaining a positive rapport with the various governmental agencies of the Gulf communities. We gladly offer our services to the many agencies of the Gulf communities, including the U.S. Forest Service, the US Coast Guard, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, the Texas Railroad Commission, the Louisiana Office of Conservation and much more. If your agency is in need of charter flight service or onshore or offshore logistical assistance, please contact a member of the Westwind team.

Sling Load Operations

Westwind Helicopters’s crew are highly-skilled at Sling Load operations for ship-to-shore movement of cargo and equipment during offshore operations, vertical replenishment of ships and tankers, and all other transportation needs that cannot be accommodated by traditional boat transport methods. In addition to offshore sling load operations, Westwind supports onshore sling load operations and provides quality transport of equipment and cargo when traditional car, truck, or trailer operations will not suffice. The Westwind crew takes all precautions to ensure safe and secure sling load operations at all times, both onshore and offshore, and to provide an efficient and effective work solutions for our clients.