New Name, New Logo, Same People, Same Great Service – INFLITE Aviation Services (IAS)

INFLITE Group have recently acquired the maintenance and servicing division of Oceania Aviation based at North Shore Airport. Effective 1st of June 2022 the base has been rebranded to INFLITE Aviation Services (IAS).

INFLITE Aviation Services will continue to provide a range of aircraft maintenance services to fixed wing and helicopter owners, including scheduled and unscheduled inspections to keep your aircraft airworthy and performing at optimal level.

Russell Keast, an experienced Senior Engineer and a familiar face and name to many, can be seen around the airfield as he continues to lead the team, at our maintenance base that has been located on the airfield at Gate 9 since 2009.

Adam Joyce, INFLITE CEO says “the acquisition of the maintenance base at North Shore Airport further enhances the Groups ability to service the fixed wing and helicopter sector”.

The dedicated team of Engineers have all remained with the new company and are excited to begin a new chapter with a New Zealand wide aviation group that encompasses maintenance and tourism activities.

The IAS Engineers are your locally based maintenance provider and have the capability and experience to work on almost all aircraft types across the fixed wing and rotary industry. From general maintenance to review of airworthiness, repairs, modifications, maintenance controlling, pre-purchase inspections to heavy maintenance.

The team bring with them not only passion for aviation, but a wealth of experience and knowledge gained from many years working in the industry.

INFLITE Tourism Group is New Zealand’s largest private air travel and aviation solutions company that boosts a reputation for excellence in charter aircraft including fixed wing, helicopters and jets, transfer services, exclusive scenic flight experiences, commercial air lifting, freight services and aircraft management.

Our tourism brands incorporate INFLITE Charters, Heletranz, Nelson Tasman Air, Mount Cook Ski Planes & Helicopters, Skydive Abel Tasman, Franz Josef, Fox Glacier & Mt Cook along with Mt Cook Glacier Guiding.

INFLITE is proudly 100% New Zealand owned and operated, we are certified CaroNZero, Qualmark Gold and winners of the Westpac Champion Business Awards.

IAS highly experienced staff welcome your fixed wing or helicopter maintenance enquiry.

Call into the Office at Gate 9 on the airfield to discuss your Maintenance requirements, or phone Russell on 021 860 687, email