CHC Helicopter Corporation

CHC Helicopter Corporation

October 06, 2006 08:30 ET

CHC Executive Chairman Craig L. Dobbin to Take Leave of Absence

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 6) - CHC Helicopter Corporation ("CHC") (TSX:FLY.A)(TSX:FLY.B)(NYSE:FLI) announced today that Executive Chairman Mr. Craig L. Dobbin, O.C. will take a leave of absence for health reasons, effective today. Deputy Chairman Mr. Mark Dobbin will assume the duties of Chairman on an interim basis. Mr. Mark Dobbin was elected to the board as Deputy Chairman at the CHC Helicopter Annual General Meeting Sept. 28, 2006.

This press release may contain projections and other forward-looking
statements within the meaning of the "safe harbour" provision of the
United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. While
these projections and other statements represent our best current
judgement, they are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause
actual results to vary. These statements may involve risks and
uncertainties including, but not limited to, factors detailed in CHC's
Annual Report on Form 20-F and in other filings with the United States
SEC. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or
should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual outcomes may vary
materially from those indicated.

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