We are thrilled to announce the first-ever Air Tour Safety Conference hosted by Vertical Aviation International. This is a must-attend event for decision-makers,  helicopter pilots, operators, safety directors, and everyone in the air tour industry. This conference is tailored to all committed to advancing their knowledge and skills in vertical aviation safety.

Why To Attend?

Our conference will cover essential topics designed to provide you with practical insights and actionable strategies:

Using the “The Color Code” to Elevate Air Tour Risk Management

  • Overview: Discover the proven “Color Code System” integrating video, real-world examples, and engaging storytelling. This session will forever change your perspective on air tour operations and human factor-related accidents.

SMS is Mandatory. Now What?

  • Overview: Understand what’s available to help you comply with the latest safety protocols and regulations. Stay updated and ensure your organization meets all mandatory requirements.

Additional Topics

  • Navigating the Course to an SMS Declaration of Compliance
  • The Quest for Total Information Awareness on Every Flight
  • Proven Passenger Safety Techniques
  • The Power of Personal Professionalism


Operator Safety Standdown Discount
VAI will offer complimentary registration to VAI operator-member company employees if the operator schedules and completes a safety stand-down, in order to participate in the event. To learn how to qualify for this limited opportunity, contact events@verticalavi.org.

Early Bird Regular Rate
Member $50.00 $150.00
Non Member $150.00 $250.00


Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa
Rate Single: 275.00
Cut off Date: August 23, 2024

Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach
Rate: 249.00
Cut Off Date August 16, 2024