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Helivate Helicopter Services was established in 2011 in response to the ever-increasing helicopter charter, helicopter training market, and helicopter hire market within South Africa and its neighboring countries. Now with its operational base in Krugersdorp, Gauteng, we are one of the leading providers of business helicopter flights and private helicopter charter in South Africa.


Backed by a team of dedicated and experienced professionals, Helivate offers a friendly and efficient service making helicopter charter seamless and stress-free. Helivate prides itself on the presentation of the helicopter fleet and pilot workforce, with pilots being especially attuned to the needs of our clients and their guests.

Things You Need to Know About Us

Dynamic Young Team Professionally Delivers Quality Helicopter Charter and Hire Services

We will give you a great experience, you will arrive refreshed and ready to enjoy your day, with all the stress taken our of your journey. You will arrive where you want to be, when you want to be there, without worrying about traffic jams or rail delays.


We know first impressions are important, so you will be able to relax safe in the knowledge that your pilot and aircraft will be immaculately presented in a professional manner enabling you to concentrate on the rest of your day, whether it is for business or leisure.


Our bespoke service means that every client's different needs and requirements are met through a quality, customer-focused service which takes care of all the little details that matter to you; nothing is too much trouble. Our exceptionally high standards and client testimonials show that we deliver the promises we make.


To provide a quick and accurate quotation for any charter request, our Operations team will ask you for the following information:


  • Required date(s) and times of travel

  • Passenger numbers

  • Place of departure and destination


By providing the above information our team will be able to respond to your request quickly and accurately. However, should you not know your exact departure and/or destination points this is not be a problem for our experienced Operations team. They will be happy to assist you to find a suitable site nearby and provide a quotation to/from a recognised helicopter landing facility.


We are also able to provide you with advice about which helicopter type best suits your needs as we operate a range of different helicopter types and so have better choice and experience to make your helicopter journey a memorable and enjoyable one.

 The Team


Paul Cumming 



Hayley Cumming

Director & CEO 
Chief Pilot | CFI


Moment Nyadembera

Aircraft ground handler 


Zhou Hamandishe

Aircraft Engineer &

Hangar Supervisor


Dean Saayman

Flight Instructor &

Charter Pilot



George Gerber

Charter Pilot


Cheryl Cumming

Mother Hen



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