VIP Helicopter Charters

About Us

The Team

We are a dedicated team who work together to provide a first-class service by offering seamless door to door executive travel solutions for the discerning family, celebrity, business person or royalty. It goes without saying, that this exceptional service comes with complete anonymity and discretion for all our clients.

Capt. Stephen Graham

Capt. Stephen Graham

Director / Accountable Manager
Chief Pilot / Training Captain

When it comes to safety in aviation, experience is one of the most important factors. With more than 13,000 hours of accident free flight time Steve is one of the UK’s most experienced pilots having operated not only in the VIP environment but also as an air ambulance pilot and in the demanding utility market.

Steve is also a Type-Rating Examiner and has been since 1995. He ensures only the highest standards of training are met by all crew members who fly for Apollo Air Services. Steve has been instrumental in introducing the use of simulators for pilot training within Apollo and he continually strives to improve safety awareness so that it is part of the company ethos.


Capt. Steve Pinchbeck

Capt. Steve Pinchbeck

Operations Manager / SMS Manager
Line Training Captain

With more than 4000 hours of flying time Steve has a vast amount of experience across multiple areas from VIP transport and utility work to aerial filming. Steve has also worked within a variety of roles including operations, flight safety and aircraft management providing an excellent knowledge of all aspects of the business.

Steve is the SMS Manager, who ensures that we have a systematic and proactive approach for managing safety risks. With an effective safety management system woven into the fabric of Apollo, it is part of our culture and the way we operate.

As Line Training Captain, Steve ensures that all our crew members are fully competent operating IFR in unfavourable weather conditions.


Apollo Air Services Team

AJ Brown

Operations Manager

AJ has been with Apollo Air Services for 3 years and is a key member of the operations department. She is the first point of contact for operations and sales, leading enquiries from your first request through to the day itself.


Tel 07584 622 366 | 0800 118 2253 | 01228 573 004

Charlotte Brown

Co pilot and Operations Assistant

Charlotte has been with Apollo Air Services since 2013 and started in our operations department. After 3 years she decided to peruse her dream of becoming a helicopter pilot and left to start her training. We are delighted that in January 2018 after completing her CPL(H), AW109 type rating and instrument rating she came back to us now a co pilot and assisting the operations department. An asset to have in the company


Tel 0800 118 2253 | 01228 573 004

Kathleen Fearon

Financial Director

Kathleen has had many years' experience in Financial Management in different sectors and has been involved in the aviation business since 2005. She utilises her skills dealing with all financial aspects of the business.


Karen McKnespiey

Accounts Manager

Karen has been with Apollo Air Services since it was formed in 2012 but has been working within the aviation industry for the past eight years she deals with the day to day accounts operation.


Tel 0800 118 2253 or 01228 573 004

Helicopter Charter Locations Map


Presently we have three main operating bases in the UK. Carlisle Lake District Airport, in the North West which is where our head office is located, Cardiff City Heliport in the South West where we are the only operator of V V I P helicopters in Wales and Leeds East Airport which is the latest aviation development in Yorkshire and we are delighted to have our newest AW109 based there.

With our large and diverse fleet, we can provide helicopter charter across the whole of the UK and not just from our main bases. So, whatever your requirements please contact us for a quotation.

1Carlisle Lake District Airport

Carlisle Lake District Airport is conveniently located just six miles east of Carlisle and is the gateway to the Lake District National Park, the Pennines, Scotland and Border regions. We are one hours' flying time from both Dublin and Belfast.

With three of our AW109's based here, we are the only operator with VIP aircraft in the North of England and are ideally located to provide a convenient travel experience.

2Leeds East Airport

Leeds East is the latest aviation development in Yorkshire and Apollo Air Services are delighted to have a brand new AW109SP based there. This is the ideal location to provide a service throughout Yorkshire and neighbouring counties.

3Cardiff Heliport

Situated in Cardiff Bay, a five minute drive from the heart of the city itself, this heliport provides the only dedicated landing site for holicopters in South Wales making it the ideal destination for your visit to Wales. The friendly staff are always on site to welcome you and work closely with Apollo Air Services to ensure all your travel requirements are met in an efficient and professional manner.

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Apollo Air Services Ltd
Carlisle Airport
01228 573004

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