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Golden Anniversary with a New Golden Helicopter

Papillon Group, the world’s largest helicopter tour operator, which operates at the Grand Canyon, marked its golden anniversary, appropriately enough, by introducing a new helicopter with a gold-painted exterior.

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10 Fun Things Kids Can Do in National Parks

Sure, you can take your kids hiking, fishing or camping in a national park, but if you really want to wow them, take them on a helicopter ride into the Grand Canyon or go sledding with them down sand dunes at White Sands National Monument in New Mexico.

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Papillon's Golden Helicopter

The tour company that flies from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon, goes golden with one of its choppers. The golden helicopter joins the fleet on Thursday, April 16, to commemorate 50 years in business.

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Family In Flight

When Elling Halvorson created The Papillon Group, a Grand Canyon helicopter tour company, he never imagined that 50 years later his business would turn into a family affair.

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Fly To The Big Game XLIX

For a limited number of guests, the Papillon Group is offering a privatized helicopter experience for the Big Game on Sunday, February 1.

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Las Vegas Business Press - April

It won't be long before pilots flying for the world's busiest air tour operation may be seeing unmanned aircraft near where they fly hundreds of thousands of tourists each year. Grand Canyon Airlines and its subsidiaries, Scenic Airlines and Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters, based at Boulder City Municipal Airport, will be getting new neighbors next month.

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Vegas News

On Thursday, they traded the reindeer for a red helicopter and landing at Papillon's Aerocenter at the Boulder City Municipal Airport to deliver holiday treats to nearly 60 abused, neglected and homeless children living at St. Jude's Ranch for Children.

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