Following publication of an airworthiness directive by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for Super Puma helicopters on 9 July 2013, the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) will subsequently amend its operational restriction on the helicopter type, allowing each aircraft to return to service once the requirements of the EASA directive are met...
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Bristow Group sells holdings worth $112Million USD to make way for investment into the Growing Helicopter Industry catering to the Oil and Gas sector and Civilian SAR.
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By Conrad Prabhu — MUSCAT — Aerogulf Services Company, a commercial helicopter operator and aviation maintenance services provider based in the United Arab Emirates, hopes to establish the Sultanate’s first civilian helicopter company in joint venture with an Omani partner. According to a senior company representative, discussions aimed at setting up a full-fledged chopper firm in the...Read More
Portugal-based Omni Helicopters International S.A. has announced the appointment of Richard Burman as Group Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. The announcement was supported by OHI shareholders Stirling Square Capital Partners and Omni Netherlands BV.
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Patriot Aerospace, one the UKs largest helicopter operators has bought BIH. This will certainly add to their competitiveness in the Oil and Gas sector.
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Forecasts of a great shift in the helicopter markets over the next 7 years shows the Oil and Gas sector accounting for up to 70% of the market by 2020. Manufacturers are focusing on Bigger, faster and more comfortable in an effort to appeal to this growing market.
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One of the business announcements that have come out of the Paris Airshow this month with regard to the Oil and Gas Sector in Asia.
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16 May, 13
Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) announced plans today to perform the first post-delivery Search and Rescue (SAR) modifications to Brunei Shell’s Sikorsky S-92® helicopter. Originally configured for offshore oil missions, the aircraft will undergo a comprehensive conversion to a SAR configuration to serve customers in Borneo and the surrounding Southeast Asia region. SAS is...Read More