Erickson secures two new contracts in Alaska

Erickson has won two new contracts in Alaska.

The first contract is to provide Repsol crew and cargo transport using medium lift helicopters to the North Slope of Alaska.

The second is with the US Department of Transportation to provide an Essential Air Service weekly helicopter service for people and cargo to the remote Alaskan settlements of Nome, Wales and Little Diomede for one year.

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Jeff Roberts, CEO and president of Erickson said: “Our company’s presence in Alaska has spanned more than five decades and continues to be an important part of our operations. Our focus on safety, serving in remote locations and striving for operational efficiency under often challenging conditions makes these partnerships a good fit.”

“Our company’s presence in Alaska has spanned more than five decades and continues to be an important part of our operations.”

Erickson has over 50 years of Alaskan experience with bases in Nome, Deadhorse and Anchorage.

Terry Spruce

Terry is Senior News Editor and writes for both Corporate Jet Investor and Helicopter Investor. He is also responsible for our helicopter guides. Terry has been an aviation enthusiast since the early 1970s. He is a lapsed Private Pilot and ex-Piper Cherokee owner. He has flown a number of light aircraft and is comfortable sitting in the co-pilot's seat or the back of any aircraft. Before moving to journalism he was a banker for 20 years. You can contact him at: terry@corporatejetinvestor.com or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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