CHC Helicopter Corporation

CHC Helicopter Corporation

September 13, 2006 18:17 ET

CHC Appoints Chief Financial Officer

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 13) - CHC Helicopter Corporation ("CHC") (TSX:FLY.A)(TSX:FLY.B)(NYSE:FLI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Frederick (Rick) Davis as Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Davis was selected following a professional search by the Board of Directors involving both internal and external candidates.

CHC Executive Chairman Mr. Craig L. Dobbin said: "I am delighted with the Board's selection of Rick Davis. Rick stood out as the clear leader in a group of highly qualified candidates from across the country and throughout the industry. He brings to the position a wealth of experience and passion for the business."

Mr. Davis has been with the Company since January 2004 and was appointed Vice-President, Financial Reporting in September 2004. Previously, he was Vice-President, Internal Audit in which he helped initiate CHC's SOX compliance project. For the five years preceding his employment with CHC, Mr. Davis served as Corporate Controller for Vector Aerospace Corporation, a Canadian publicly traded aerospace maintenance, repair and overhaul service provider. Before that, he was Financial Director for FPI Europe Limited, a subsidiary of a Canadian seafood harvesting and processing company.

He has served as Acting Chief Financial Officer since May 10, 2006.

CHC Helicopter Corporation is the world's largest provider of helicopter services to the global offshore oil and gas industry, with aircraft operating in more than 30 countries worldwide.

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    Rick Davis
    Chief Financial Officer
    (604) 279-2471


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    Director of Communications
    (604) 279-2493