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  • 15 June 2015

    Sikorsky, a manufacturer of helicopters for, inter alia, offshore oil and gas industry, could be sold or spun off from its parent company United Technologies Corp. In a statement issued today, United Technologies said it will pursue the separation of the Sikorsky Aircraft business from United Technologies, subject to final Board approval. This announcement follows a […]

  • 7 March 2011
    Business & Finance

      Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and SonAir Servico Aereo, S.A. (SonAir)  announced the signing of a contract for six S-76C++™ helicopters in a ceremony held at Heli-Expo. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. SonAir has been flying Sikorsky products for more than 15 years in support of offshore oil operations in Angola. Currently, SonAir […]

  • 21 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today at the Paris Air Show that China Southern Airlines Company’s Zhuhai Helicopter Branch has contracted for a S-76C++™ and two S-92® helicopters to support the company’s offshore oil customers operating in the South China Sea. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. Zhuhai is the largest and oldest operator […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has announced that it has entered into agreements to sell two S-76D(TM) helicopters to PT Travira Air, a Jakarta, Indonesia-based charter airline company. Sikorsky, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. , made the announcement from the Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition. The purchase of the two S-76D aircraft represents the latest […]

  • 15 November 2017

    Mexico’s Directorate General of Civil Aeronautics (DGAC) approved the use of Sikorsky S-92 helicopter in all production configurations including offshore oil and gas transportation and search and rescue operations.

  • 24 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.  has announced that CHC Helicopter has signed a multi-year contract to purchase nine S-92(R) helicopters, with options to acquire up to 15 more, for use in transporting offshore oil workers and for possible search and rescue operations. CHC, based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, is among the world’s largest helicopter transportation services […]

  • 15 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has delivered two offshore utility helicopters to China Southern Airlines’ Zhuhai Helicopter Branch company, with a third delivery to occur next week, to support the offshore oil operations in the South China Sea by Zhuhai’s customers. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. Zhuhai Helicopter Branch is among the major helicopter […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Era Group Inc. announces it has signed a multi-year agreement with Sikorsky Global Helicopters, Inc. for the purchase of four Sikorsky S92 heavy helicopters for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $129 million. The aircraft are scheduled for delivery commencing the first quarter of 2016. Era also has an option to acquire five additional S92 […]

  • 1 June 2018

    Offshore helicopter firm Milestone Aviation has completed the purchase and leaseback of four Sikorsky S-92 helicopters.

  • 8 May 2013
    Equipment

    Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved a new functionality on the S-92 helicopter to provide offshore oil operators with an automated approach that reduces cockpit workload by 60 percent and allows safer operations under challenging weather and operating conditions. Sikorsky, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. , developed the […]

  • 7 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    Final assembly production of the S-76D™ helicopter has commenced at Sikorsky Global Helicopters’ manufacturing facility, Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today, marking a significant milestone in delivering the next generation of the popular S-76® helicopter. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.. Aero Vodochody in the Czech Republic, which has produced more than 250 S-76 […]

  • 15 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Milestone Aviation Group, the global leader in helicopter leasing, announced today that it has signed a contract to purchase nineteen additional Sikorsky S-92® helicopters. These aircraft are in addition to the three S-92 aircraft Milestone purchased from Sikorsky in February 2012. The first two aircraft are scheduled for completed delivery in late 2012 and the […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Equipment

    Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp., today received the certification by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) of Rig Approach for the S-92 helicopter. The company explains that Rig Approach provides operators with an automated approach to offshore rig and platform landings. Rig Approach is available as an option on the S-92 […]

  • 21 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the baseline delivery of six S-76C++™ helicopters to SonAir Servico Aereo S.A. (SonAir) for support of offshore oil operations in Angola. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. SonAir has been flying Sikorsky products for more than 15 years. Currently, SonAir owns 15 S-76® aircraft for offshore oil missions […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Equipment

    Bristow Group, which operates the largest fleet of commercial helicopters in the world for offshore transport to oil and gas platforms, will appear for the first time at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2014. Visitors to Bristow’s air-conditioned booth #917 will have a first-time glimpse of the newest Sikorsky aircraft, the advanced technology S-76D™ helicopter, […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has announced that they have entered into an agreement to sell up to 26 S-76D™ helicopters to Bristow Group, to perform the offshore oil transport mission. The S-76D is powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada’s compact and light-weight PW210S, which delivers the best in class power-to-weight ratio and fuel burn with excellent […]

  • 10 January 2017

    Offshore helicopter manufacturer Sikorsky has reportedly instructed all owners of its S92 type helicopters to keep the units grounded, following a recent incident offshore the UK. According to BBC, all S92 helicopters have been grounded for safety checks, and owners have been told to carry out the checks immediately. The news agency says flight disruptions are […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Milestone Aviation Group, and Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation announced at Helicopter Association International’s Heli-Expo that Milestone has increased its S-92 order book by eight units. Milestone is already one of the world’s largest S-92 owners and it has now increased its firm and option S-92 orders to 37 aircraft valued at more than US$ 1.2 billion. The forward […]

  • 22 July 2006

    Conn. –Rising fuel prices that are a bane to consumers have been a boon to Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and other manufacturers of helicopters shuttling workers to and from rapidly multiplying offshore drilling rigs. Between 2002 and 2005, commercial helicopter sales rose from about $100 million to $600 million for the Stratford-based subsidiary of United Technologies […]

  • 18 April 2017

    Bristow Helicopters has secured a new contract with Apache North Sea Limited to support its North Sea operations. The contract which has a five year primary term, with further extension options, will start on September 1, 2017. Aircraft types provided under the contract will comprise both the Sikorsky S-92 and Leonardo AW189. Alan Corbett, managing director […]

  • 4 February 2016

    Bristow Group has been ordered to keep all of its Sikorsky S-76C helicopters on the ground in Nigeria, following this week’s offshore helicopter ditching, 75 nautical miles offshore Lagos. To remind, Bristow on Wednesday said one of its helicopters of the Sikorsky S-76C++ type, was involved in a “controlled water landing,” near Lagos, while on its […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Offshore helicopter operator Bristow has been awarded a contract with U.S.-based oil company Hess for medevac and search and rescue (SAR) services in the Gulf of Mexico. The company said on Wednesday that the contract was awarded to its subsidiary Bristow U.S. LLC. This is Bristow’s second contract in the Gulf of Mexico after being […]