Following the collapse of its Australian operations in May, the Vincent Aviation New Zealand went into receivership this week. The Wellington-based company was established in 1990 and had about 30 workers . The company carried out flight operations, administration, engineering, planning and compliance, as well as charter flights. They had run scheduled flights, in the past, on behalf of Air New Zealand.
Owner Peter Vincent blamed the collapse on Vincent Aviation Australia which had was $US7.7 million.
Two weeks ago, NZ helicopter company Helipro, also failed suggesting things are not easy in the world of NZ aviation.