Starspeed expands operations at Cotswold Airport

Starspeed expands operations at Cotswold Airport

Starspeed is expanding its charter operations at Cotswold Airport in Gloucestershire. The company will base an Airbus Helicopters H135 aircraft at Kemble. The helicopter is configured for five passengers. This is the first helicopter that Starspeed has made available for

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Guangzhou Police acquires an H145 helicopter

Guangzhou Police acquires an H145 helicopter

Guangzhou Police has ordered a H145 helicopter for law enforcement duties. The aircraft will be delivered at the end of 2016. “Helicopters are a great resource for law enforcement agencies, as they can effectively help ground forces to accomplish a

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Monacair acquires six H130 helicopters

Monacair acquires six H130 helicopters

Monacair has signed an order for six H130s. The company will use the the new helicopters on regular scheduled flights between Monaco Heliport to Nice International Airport. The first commercial flight is planned for January 2016 with a flight every

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MD Helicopters hands back two MD530Fs

MD Helicopters hands back two MD530Fs

MD Helicopters has redelivered two MD530F rotorcraft to the Columbus Police Department. The helicopters were originally delivered in 2007 as MD500Es. ALSO READ: Las Vegas Police orders new MD530F In June 2015, the Columbus Police committed to the MDHI-exclusive, FAA-certified

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Sino-US International signs for three AW119Kx helicopters

Sino-US International signs for three AW119Kx helicopters

Sino-US International has signed a contract for three AgustaWestland AW119Kx helicopters. All three helicopters are expected to be delivered in 2015. ALSO READ: Chinese private operator orders an AW119Kx Sino-US Intercontinental acts as an official non-exclusive distributor for AgustaWestland civil

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Voce Capital Management writes to Air Methods: “Great business, crummy stock”

Voce Capital Management writes to Air Methods: “Great business, crummy stock”

Voce Capital Management, an activist investor, has written to the board of Air Methods arguing that the company should be taken private. Written by Daniel Plants, chief investment officer of Voce, the letter identifies two main risks to the company:

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Metro Aviation orders six EC145e helicopters

Metro Aviation orders six EC145e helicopters

Metro Aviation has purchased six EC145e helicopters from Airbus Helicopters Inc. Metro is the first North American customer for the new lighter weight EC145. The two companies have also launched a North America demonstration tour to show operators the different

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Erickson Incorporated appoints Johnson and Cook to senior director posts

Erickson Incorporated appoints Johnson and Cook to senior director posts

Erickson Incorporated has appointed Jason Johnson to senior director of Sales for the company’s Manufacturing and MRO Business Unit. Scott Cook has also joined the company as senior director of Business Development for the Americas Region. ALSO READ: Erickson awarded

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Jet Ranger X unveiled in Poland

Jet Ranger X unveiled in Poland

Bell Helicopter and JB Investments have introduced the new Bell 505 Jet Ranger X in Poland. The reception was held at JB Investments’ private airbase near Warsaw. “This aircraft was designed with our customers in mind.” Jakub Hoda, Bell Helicopter,

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PhilJets orders a Airbus H130

PhilJets orders a Airbus H130

Philjets Group of the Philippines has placed an order with Airbus for a H130 helicopter. The aircraft is due to be delivered in 2016. The company say that the helicopter will be used by its group air transport subsidiary. In

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