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  • 13 April 2018

    Helicopter operator CHC Helicopter has named two helicopters on the Karratha airport.

  • 29 April 2016

    Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority has grounded all EC255 type helicopters in Norway following an incident that happened on Friday when a helicopter carrying workers from Statoil’s Gullfaks B platform crashed off Bergen. Eleven people have been confirmed dead, with search and rescue ongoing for the remaining two. The aviation authority issued a safety directive limiting operations […]

  • 23 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Statoil has awarded CHC Helikopter Service AS three new helicopter contracts, including offshore flights from Kristiansund and Brønnøysund, as well as the search and rescue helicopter stationed on the Heidrun platform. Statoil needs to have four transport service helicopters in Kristiansund, two in Brønnøysund, one search and rescue helicopter on Heidrun, as well as a […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    Following a two-day flight trial in late January, the H145 helicopter has proved its operational capabilities for offshore missions. Airbus Helicopters reported today that aviation companies Wiking Helikopter Service GmbH and HTM Offshore have tested its twin-engine multipurpose helicopter H145 in all the relevant fields of offshore operations. The flight test programme included missions such as approaching […]

  • 20 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Offshore helicopter operator Bristow has configured three of its helicopters for transporting coronavirus cases. 

  • 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 […]

  • 8 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Helicopter pilots serving the UK offshore oil and gas industry have voted for strike action over a pay dispute.

  • 3 August 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first H135 to HTM Helicopter Travel Munich GmbH for offshore wind operations, marking a new milestone for the enhanced version of Airbus Helicopters’ lightweight rotorcraft previously known as the EC135 T3. The H135 is well adapted to the full range of offshore operations, benefitting from the helicopter’s excellent performance, especially in […]

  • 16 July 2015

    Bristow Helicopters, a UK-based offshore helicopter operator, will reduce its workforce after failing to reach its cost reduction targets through other means. In an e-mail sent to Offshore Energy Today on Thursday, the helicopter operator revealed it would lay off around 130 employees, also citing severe cuts in oil & gas market activity. Bristow employs around 1950 […]