On April 20th, 1979, the Helicopter Service Company of Vietnam was founded.
On September 13th, 1983, the first flight squad of Vietnam Air Force for oil& gas services was set up.
On March 11th, 1985, HELICOP VIETNAM was established.
Vietnam Helicopter Corporation:
In 1989, Service Flight Corporation of Vietnam has been established by the Government of Vietnam with Northern Service Flight Company and Southern Service Flight Company as subsidiaries.
In 2007, Service Flight Corporation of Vietnam has 3 subsidiaries: Northern Service Flight Company, Southern Service Flight Company and Hai Au Company and one joint – venture which is Bien Hoa Helicopters maintenance and repair Joint – Venture Company.
In 2010: Vietnam Helicopter Corporation (renamed of Service Flight Corporation of Vietnam)
MILESTONES OF DEVELOPMENT:
On January 31st, 1979, the first flight on the UH1 Reg. Number 779 to the DAN QUEEN oil rig marking the beginning of the flying services for oil and gas industry
1985 : Signing Helicopter services Contract for Vietsovpetro
1989 : Winning the Tender of serving internationally standardized petroleum companies
1992 : Signing long-term Contract for MIA services
1994 : Becoming the founding shareholder of the Military Commercial Joint Stock Bank
1995 : Dispatching SFC’s pilots to overseas for commercial flights
1997 : Seizing control of the domestic market
1999: Training for foreign pilots in Vietnam.
1999: Awarded Order of Military Merit – Third class.
2000: Exporting helicopters & crew to Norway for oil and gas operations.
2004: Becoming major share holder of Bien Hoa Helicopter Repair Joint - Venture.
2009: Awarded the honor title as Hero of Labor.
2012: Conducting organizational restructure.